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Offline roger

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« on: February 13, 2010, 05:06:18 pm »
'Nother tidbit:

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Keruseya tute vs. ke rey a tute (don't attach the ke or a, since rey is a finite verb) is parallel to "dead (= non-living) person" vs. "person who doesn't live OR isn't alive" in English. Semantically they seem pretty much the same [...].

Note the Avatar line (which I don't believe made it into the final version of the film):

Hetuwongìl awngeyä swotut ska'a, fte kllkivulat keruseya tskxet.

'The aliens destroy our sacred place to dig up dead rock.'

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Palulukan atusaron lu lehrrap. 'A hunting thanator is dangerous.'

Palulukan a teraron lu lehrrap. 'A thanator that's hunting is dangerous.'

There's our transitive verb. Pretty similar to sbrd in these verbs, but that may not be the case for modals etc.; I don't know.

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Re: participles
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2010, 06:49:54 pm »
Great! Thanks for the update on the confirmation :)


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