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Wllìm:
Let's say you're playing a game and you want to say This game is funnier than I thought.

A naive translation could be:

Fìuvan lu hiyìk to fwa oe fpamìl.

However, this feels wrong to me, since to now compares "the game" and "the fact that I was thinking". So the literal meaning would be:

This game is funnier than the fact that I was thinking.

which doesn't make sense. Another attempt could be

Fìuvan lu hiyìk to säfpìl oeyä.
This game is funnier than my thought / idea.

but this suffers from the same problem.

Of course you can try to describe it, but even then I don't get a clear sentence:

Fìuvan lu hiyìk to fneuvan a oel fpamìl futa awnga sivi.
This game is funnier than the kind of game of which I thought we would play.

but this seems much too complex for a such simple thing to say.

There are many other examples of this construction (this is going to be harder than I hoped, I'll arrive later than I said before, my brother annoys me more than I can stand  ;D, ...)

Am I overlooking something obvious here? Is there some way to say this easily?

Vawmataw:
Good question.

What is compared with what?

Wllìm:

--- Quote from: Vawmataw on February 15, 2016, 01:03:49 pm ---Good question.

What is compared with what?

--- End quote ---

I think something like the actual game and the idea of the game that I had in my mind before we started playing...

Kemaweyan:
Fìuvan lu hiyìk to fnel a oe fpamìl.

Vawmataw:

--- Quote from: Kemaweyan on February 16, 2016, 06:44:41 pm ---Fìuvan lu hiyìk to fnel a oe fpamìl.

--- End quote ---
:D

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