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Re: more of Ut Aw Gyu:ll (interlinears)

From:Rodlox <rodlox@...>
Date:Thursday, January 13, 2005, 22:06
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From: caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
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Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2005 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: more of Ut Aw Gyu:ll (interlinears)

 thanks for replying.

> --- In, Rodlox <Rodlox@H...> wrote: > > > >*Ubu: is a word whose meaning can change based upon the Actor {ie, a > >fish eats, a sheep chews, a cow works its cud, a snake swallows}, > > How, then, do you say "A sheep works its cud" and "a cow chews"?
probably by saying it twice in successive it would interlinear-translate as "singular "sheep "chew "{ubu:} chew."
> Both sheep and cattle chew grass initially. Both sheep and cattle > chew cuds.
okay, I see I picked bad examples (having not realized sheep had a cud).
> Charlie > >