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:[snip]
> >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! :-)
> >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.
> 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. :-)
Never wrestle a pig. You both get covered in mud, and the pig likes it.