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Coda:
I'm kind of curious - is Kwamikagami, the principal editor of the wikipedia page, a member here?  I've been extremely impressed with how quickly the page has been put together, and how comprehensive a resource it's become.  They've even added likely but unsubstantiated elements of grammar, such as the subjunctive aspect iv.  We seem to have worked through that one not too long ago, and it promptly showed up on wikipedia yesterday.  I understand if you don't want to come out and reveal yourself, but great work, regardless.

Now, that said, why not translate Wikipedia into Na'vi!  How about wintitslamwep'seng?

nebwahs:
Oeri, na nga, tsa'uti tolse'a. Tuteri lì’utìtäftxurenuit tsatseng zolamunge txan nìnìwin! Oel tolse'a, fra'uri lu na Na'via fyawìntxu – kxawm tuteri lì’utìtäftxurenuit zolamunge nìyey ftu fyawìntxu...? Slä, po nìwin lolu!

I-TOP, like you, that-ACC see<PST>. Person-TOP grammar-ACC there bring<PST> very ADV-fast! I-ERG see<PST>, everything-TOP be like Na'vi-ADJ guide (Na'vi Pocket Guide ;)) - perhaps person-TOP grammar-ACC bring<PST> ADV-direct from guide...? But, it fast be<PST>!

I also saw that. Someone (a person) put it there very quickly! I noticed that everything is the same as the Na'vi Pocket Guide – perhaps someone brought it directly from there? Anyway, it was fast!

Taronyu:
Aylì'uyä renu aletoläftxua would work a lot better for grammar than Prrton's proposed lì’utìtäftxurenu. Using the words we have instead of making new ones is always a better choice. You don't need two nì on nìwin. Also, po isn't a word for it.

I think, rather, that the pocket guide was copied from Wiki. Not sure, though.

nebwahs:
Irayo!
I suppose nìwin was already an adverb, yes?  ;)
I'll make a note of the alternative for 'grammar'. Isn't it frustrating how long-winded words become when we have to make do with what we have?
Ah well, it'll come in good time!

Yes, it might have been that way... the information in Wikipedia has everything from the Guide in it plus much more - perhaps the Guide was taken from there and more complicated points left out?

Eywayä Irrtok:

--- Quote from: Taronyu on December 30, 2009, 04:14:44 am ---Aylì'uyä renu aletoläftxua would work a lot better for grammar than Prrton's proposed lì’utìtäftxurenu. Using the words we have instead of making new ones is always a better choice. You don't need two nì on nìwin. Also, po isn't a word for it.

I think, rather, that the pocket guide was copied from Wiki. Not sure, though.

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What is the word for "it"?

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