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Na'vi Linguistics Practicum: Topicals (I)

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Ftiafpi:

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--- Quote from: Stranger Come Knocking on March 02, 2012, 05:27:56 pm ---Fpi literal act (head for the mountains, have a gift for you)
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nìkeftxo … kehe :(

fpi is “for (the sake of / the benefit of)”

“for the mountains” is directional, I’d go with ne

“gift for you” … is an interesting question :-\ I’d circumvent it with oel ngaru tìng stxelit

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Hm...perhaps I should address some of my definitions and my thought processes.  I get it.  I do.  Just maybe not in the same way.

Or maybe I should stop talking and just watch. o_o

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No, no, keep asking questions. Even if they may seem stupid they're always good questions and will help us all learn.

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