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verbal inffix <ev>
« on: January 01, 2010, 12:51:24 pm »
I was looking at the dictionary and saw that word:
kìyevame: n. good-bye, see you soon

k.ìy.ev.ame : kame = see, <ìy> = immediate future tense verbal infix and <ev>,someone know the meaning of <ev>  ?
kaltxí ngaru lu fpom srak?

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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2010, 12:55:28 pm »
We just covered this actually, with little conclusivity.

http://forum.learnnavi.org/index.php?topic=700.0

Let me know if you have more thoughts.

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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2010, 02:43:33 pm »
I don't know if this infix had already appeared here, but I found another infix <el>, do you know waht means or speculete something ?
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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010, 02:56:57 pm »
I don't know if this infix had already appeared here, but I found another infix <el>, do you know waht means or speculete something ?

Where are you finding that? I haven't run across that one, yet.

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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2010, 03:06:06 pm »
The site: http://movieblog.ugo.com/movies/paul-frommer-interview

I don't know if it's a reliable source, but I think so, it's an interview with paul frommer. The part that hava the <el> is that:

Well, there’s a root called “taron” (pronounced “gad’on”) which means “hunt.” If you want to modify that to mean “hunting has been completed,” to add a past tense or future tense or imperfect aspect, rather than putting something at the beginning or end, you put something right after the “t” – so various forms appear: “tovaron, telaron, tusaron, tairon” – that is relatively rare in human language. And that was really fun to do.

And, only now I realized that have another infixe that I don't knew: <ov>
kaltxí ngaru lu fpom srak?

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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2010, 03:16:01 pm »
Ah, I see. Yeah, we just don't know. He's only used them there. It's very disappointing.  >:(

Maybe some day. :)

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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2010, 04:02:27 pm »
At one point I'd listed out all the infixes we know exist without knowing what they mean, or know should exist but don't know.
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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2010, 11:37:20 pm »
At one point I'd listed out all the infixes we know exist without knowing what they mean, or know should exist but don't know.

That sounds useful. I will now proceed to find the thread in which you posted this. Thanks in advance.

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Back from a long and fruitless search. Could not find your post. Could you put a link to it in here? I've actually been looking for a post that lists the verbal infixes for a long time.

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Taronyu has saved the day again. I just found his document on verbal infixes, so there's no need to post one here. Irayo, ma Taronyu.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2010, 11:44:50 pm by txura utral »
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Re: verbal inffix <ev>
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2010, 09:08:20 am »
Not to necro the thread, but just as a reference for those who may come here looking for answers:

http://forum.learnnavi.org/language-updates/another-email-from-frommer/
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