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Random M+AP8-jatx Thoughts

From:Mia <lilami@...>
Date:Thursday, June 8, 2000, 4:12
Ack! You are right! This is where that lovely habitual comes

Perhaps it should have been:

Ad derex eteredje fÿyititx.
the gods are-habitual-neg. subtle(adj)
Ad derex fÿyiteredje.
the gods are-subtle-habitually-neg.

These mean something closer to "The Gods are never subtle," which
is what they mean. In the culture I have sorted out to go with
this language, this proverb would be true. Who or what the gods
are, I don't know, but these people see their direct and
not-so-subtle influence in their history, for better or worse.
Also, the saying could also have a "when it rains, it pours"
sentiment to it, in addition to the more literal meaning.

Roger Mills wrote:
> > +AD4-M+AP8-jador A: > +AD4-Ad derex etedje f+AP8-yititx. > +AD4-the gods are-neg. subtle(adj). > +AD4- > +AD4-M+AP8-jador B: > +AD4-Ad derex f+AP8-yitedje. > +AD4-The gods are-subtle-negation. > +AD4- > +AD4-The former being a form that seems quite the English relex. +AD4- > > Perhaps, but mightn't it also be that (A) means +ACI-they aren't subtle +AFs-now, in > this case-- but usually they are+AF0AIg- vs. (B) +ACI-they aren't subtle +AFs-in any way > whatsoever, a permanent quality+AF0-.+ACI-?? > > Looking forward to more, especially the con-culture.
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