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Re: Informants, etc.

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Friday, March 14, 2003, 15:24
On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 02:40:42PM -0800, Arthaey Angosii wrote:
> Emaelivpar HS Teoh:
> >Wow. Apparently you have a lot of verbs for "wrote" or "spoke". :-) > > Actually, there's only one verb in there, the standard "to write". Let me > show you. :)
Aha, _blepw_. ;-) (Oh oops, Classical Greek lapse. That's not Ebisedian! :-) [snip]
> >What I know of Ebisedian is more through direct > >contact with the Ebisedi on the other side of the _jyy'i_. ;-) > > Explain to me about this Ebisedian _jyy'i_ thing you have?
From the Lexicon: _jyy'i_, neuter noun. (1) ``Door'', ``entrance''. (2) ``Portal''. A non-destructive, swirling phenomenon in Ferochromon with teleportative properties, both occurring naturally and stimulated artificially. [snip]
> Wouldn't it be interesting if our informants (yes, I shall be picking one > up soon-ish :) visited each other's cultures and published > linguistic/anthropologal articles about each other? Then snobbish ones > would be most fun to read. ;)
[snip] I think the Ebisedi's view of Earthlings would be interesting enough in its own right. :-) T -- Never wrestle a pig. You both get covered in mud, and the pig likes it.