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Offline Kyttin13

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Uses of "Sran"/"Srane"
« on: May 02, 2020, 02:40:45 pm »
Are Srane (Yes) and Sran (Yeah) used similarly to "Hai", in Japanese,  a general affirmative, or are they specifically "Yes" and "Yeah" solely???
Example: "Hai" can be used to say yes, yeah, ok (as in Ok, I'll do that) that's right...

I know there's "tam" which means that's acceptable, that will do...

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Re: Uses of "Sran"/"Srane"
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2020, 05:09:25 pm »
sran is of course just short for srane. Similar to yeh being like a short yes. It's kinda like that.

Srane does not necessarily feel formal to me (this is personal opinion btw), but sran does feel informal.

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Re: Uses of "Sran"/"Srane"
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2020, 08:10:16 am »
Srane does not necessarily feel formal to me (this is personal opinion btw), but sran does feel informal.
Yeah, sran does feel informal to me too, but srane feel rather as formal for me.

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Re: Uses of "Sran"/"Srane"
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2020, 09:49:36 am »
Someone who contacts KP should one time ask about the different registers of the language. We know that there is a ceremonial register with very few definite examples (ohe /oe, ngenga/nga).

And while we have several words with alternate long/short forms (strane/stran, kehe/ke), there is no official word about their usage and choice thereof and if they are involved in the ceremonial register.

I think there is a gap in this matter and we should elaborate on it.

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Re: Uses of "Sran"/"Srane"
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2020, 02:18:10 pm »
I think there is a gap in this matter and we should elaborate on it.
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