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Re: poetry

From:Irina Rempt <ira@...>
Date:Sunday, May 13, 2001, 20:28
On Sun, 6 May 2001, Daniel44 wrote:

> I'm wondering, how is the word/concept 'poetry' expressed in other > languages?
In Valdyan, usually _halsin_ "songs", where little distinction is made between the tune and the words. If it's specifically the words of a song *written down*, _gylsen_ "writing, text" is used. I don't think Valdyans understand that one can write a poem without the intention to sing or at least recite it. Irina -- Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay. (myself)