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Re: T-shirts

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Saturday, September 7, 2002, 16:04
In case somebody is collecting these, I made a Tairezazh one many months
ago, which I didn't see in the collection that started this thread. I think
it was:

Melaiar zdaires laistin! Zazar laists!

That breaks down as:

melai -ar zdair -(e)s laist    -i  -n : zaz     -ar laist    -s
fight IMP death ACC   language GEN PL : create* IMP language ACC

"Create" in the mundanish meaning of building/constructing something - not
divine ex nihilo creation, nor usually artistic creation. I usually
translate the agental derivative _zazel_ as "engineer" - while this is
partly due to unpredictible lexicalization, it gives a good idea what kind
of creation we're dealing with.


Nik Taylor wrote:
>Mario Bonassin wrote: > > Fight Linguistic Extinction! > > Invent a Language! > >Uiaunnata uasaggiasata nangadi! >Uasagga glii! > >[ujAwn'nata wAsaNgja'sata naN'gadZi] >[wA'saNga 'gli:] > >Breakdown: >ua-iaunna-ta ua-sagga -iasa-ta nangadi >G6-death -abl G6-language-adj -abl fight > >ua-sagga gli >G6-language invent > >What're the details of this t-shirt? When will they be made, and how >much will they cost? > >-- >"There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, >you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - >overheard >ICQ: 18656696 >AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42
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