Author Topic: Kìyevame vs Kiyevame  (Read 1564 times)

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Offline Ftiafpi

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Kìyevame vs Kiyevame
« on: May 17, 2010, 08:51:23 am »
In a quick P.S. (Hì'ia 'upxare :)) I quickly asked heir Frommer if there was a preference between the two and got this in response:

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Kìyevame is preferable, since the canonical infix is -ìyev-. But in fast speech the two forms sound pretty close to me.

I found this quite interesting given Na'vi's love of allomorphs. Though, I suppose that this has always been the case, I imagine "oel ngati kameie" is the "normal" form of the phrase despite the fact that other forms are "correct".

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Re: Kìyevame vs Kiyevame
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2010, 08:54:42 am »
Irayo nìtxan. Oel kop fpalme' tengtìpawmit Karyur :D
Nìrangal frapo tsirvun pivlltxe nìNa'vi :D

 

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