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« on: December 30, 2009, 09:20:45 am »

Kaltxì!

(...btw, it's the first word in Na'vi I wrote!..)

How to say "Happy New Year"?

Siltsan.... zisit... ?
"New" is = ?
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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2009, 09:53:46 am »

I would imagine, with the limited vocabulary we have at the moment, you'd have to say something like...

Zìsìt-yä sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom ngaru leiu!
Year-GEN beginning ATTR-ADJ-well.being you-DAT be<LAUD>!
Lit: Year's beginning of well-being toward you be! (Yay!).
Happy beginning of the year to you! Cheesy

But, since the "to you" part is unsaid and understood in the English "Happy New Year!" I suppose you could just say:

Zìsìtyä sngä'ikrr alefpom!
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2009, 03:57:26 pm »

Irayo, smukan!

Who knows, maybe it's the first time, when these words were said in Na'vi!
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2009, 12:29:19 am »

ahh... *Adds phrase to own document*  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2009, 01:26:47 am »

I would imagine, with the limited vocabulary we have at the moment, you'd have to say something like...

Zìsìt-yä sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom ngaru leiu!
Year-GEN beginning ATTR-ADJ-well.being you-DAT be<LAUD>!
Lit: Year's beginning of well-being toward you be! (Yay!).
Happy beginning of the year to you! Cheesy

But, since the "to you" part is unsaid and understood in the English "Happy New Year!" I suppose you could just say:

Zìsìtyä sngä'ikrr alefpom!

Very well done Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2009, 01:52:54 am »

I would imagine, with the limited vocabulary we have at the moment, you'd have to say something like...

Zìsìt-yä sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom ngaru leiu!
Year-GEN beginning ATTR-ADJ-well.being you-DAT be<LAUD>!
Lit: Year's beginning of well-being toward you be! (Yay!).
Happy beginning of the year to you! Cheesy

But, since the "to you" part is unsaid and understood in the English "Happy New Year!" I suppose you could just say:

Zìsìtyä sngä'ikrr alefpom!

I think I cried a tear of joy after reading that. I was thinking a more simple version:
Sngä'i zìsìt nìsìltsan
Begin year well.
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2009, 05:03:45 am »

I would imagine, with the limited vocabulary we have at the moment, you'd have to say something like...

Zìsìt-yä sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom ngaru leiu!
Year-GEN beginning ATTR-ADJ-well.being you-DAT be<LAUD>!
Lit: Year's beginning of well-being toward you be! (Yay!).
Happy beginning of the year to you! Cheesy

But, since the "to you" part is unsaid and understood in the English "Happy New Year!" I suppose you could just say:

Zìsìtyä sngä'ikrr alefpom!

Great work! Now trying to say that is a different accomplishment.
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« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2009, 08:48:47 am »

Thank you, I am going to send my new-year-eve text messages in na'vi! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2009, 08:54:08 am »

Pxay irayo, oeyä txe'lan alefpom!!
Many thanks, my heart is happy!

Yay! I feel like I'm actually starting to think in Na'vi since you all like my interpretation of the sentence so much!

Kìyevame, ulte zìsìtyä sngä'ikrr alefpom ayngaru leiu!
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2009, 10:39:42 am »

Very nice translation!

Could you just explain a-le-fpom (ATTR-ADJ-well.being) to me?
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« Reply #10 on: December 31, 2009, 11:13:52 am »

Very nice translation!

Could you just explain a-le-fpom (ATTR-ADJ-well.being) to me?

sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom

Adding le before a noun makes it an adjective therefore fpom (well being) becomes an adjective le-fpom almost an "of well being"
Adding a to an adjective shows the noun it modifies, it always goes on the side closest the noun. a-le-fpom means it is modifying the word before it sngä'ikrr.
Beginning time of well bell being.

- I hope I helped, took me some time to decipher it myself.
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« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2009, 12:44:04 pm »

Sngä'i zìsìt nìsìltsan!
Happy New Year to everyone!

At this time, I want to thank Cameron, to make all this possible. He is the king of his world he created. And I give the scepter to him.
I take my hat off to you, James!

Now I'm off, see you in 2010! Wink
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« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2009, 01:29:24 pm »

Sngä'i zìsìt nìsìltsan!

Oel ayngati kìyevame 2010!
(Correct me please, I wanted to say - "will see you in 2010!")
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« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2009, 01:31:20 pm »

i've found something too, but i don't know if it's right:

zìsìt-yä sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom aynga nìwotx

year's beginning of well-being to you all
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« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2009, 03:06:16 pm »



Fì'u sìlronsem leiu nìtxan nang!  Grin

Lì'utìtäftxurenu nìlaw muiä nìwotx ulte fì'u'ìm ral sì txe'lan nawm leiu nìmun!

Sìltsan nìwotx!
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« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2009, 10:40:04 pm »



Fì'u sìlronsem leiu nìtxan nang!  Grin

Lì'utìtäftxurenu nìlaw muiä nìwotx ulte fì'u'ìm ral sì txe'lan nawm leiu nìmun!

Sìltsan nìwotx!
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whoa! what does that mean?  i know some things, but i'm pretty new and btw Zìsìtyä sngä'ikrr alefpom!
interesting that i just saw the movie too! Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2009, 10:51:32 pm »

Quote from: Alìm
Zìsìt-yä sngä'ikrr a-le-fpom ngaru leiu!
Year-GEN beginning ATTR-ADJ-well.being you-DAT be<LAUD>!
Lit: Year's beginning of well-being toward you be! (Yay!).


Fì'u sìlronsem leiu nìtxan nang!  Grin

Lì'utìtäftxurenu nìlaw muiä nìwotx ulte fì'u'ìm ral sì txe'lan nawm leiu nìmun!

Sìltsan nìwotx!
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Srane! Tsni kawng-txìm aylì'uyä teräftxu leiu!

Prrton, oel kameie futa ngari "'im" pivrrtxe! Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: December 31, 2009, 10:57:54 pm »

Srung!  Taronyu, if it isn't too much trouble, can you simplify what you just said?
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« Reply #18 on: December 31, 2009, 11:17:59 pm »

There you are! Smiley


Fì'u sìlronsem l<ei>u nìtxan nang!  Grin
This clever is (LAUD) much ! (surprise!)
This is very clever!

Lì'u-tì-täftxu-renu nì-law muiä nìwotx ulte fì'u'ìm ral sì txe'lan nawm l<ei>u nìmun!
Word-weaving-pattern clear (Adv.) right completely and that-back meaning and heart noble is again!
The grammar clearly is completely right and that derivation and noble heart is again! (not sure?)

Sìltsan nìwotx!
Good coompletely!
Completely right!

Srane! Tsni kawng-txìm ay-lì'u-yä t<er>äftxu l<ei>u!
Yes! That bad-ass of words(PLURAL GEN) weaving is (LAUD)!
Yes! That is some bad-ass weaving of words.

Prrton, oe-l kam<ei>e futa nga-ri "'im" pivrrtxe
Prrton, I see (LAUD) that you (TOPIC) back (derived from ne'im) speak (SUBJ).
Prrton, I (happily) see that you used 'im.
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« Reply #19 on: December 31, 2009, 11:25:42 pm »

Irayo, tsmukan!  Irayo nìtxan, tsmukan!  I also studied the dictionary that you postedand i am going to study it thoroughly until i can use all of the words in sentences fluently. Or, as fluently as i can!
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