Author Topic: "I am the Storyteller." (Referring to a role or position in the clan)  (Read 122 times)

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Offline Kyttin13

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Being a society with an oral history, I believe that the role of preserving and continuing those stories with the next generation would be an important position/role...
That said how would you phrase this sentence?
"Oe lu (the??) vur pengyu." ?
Oe lu (again, translation for "the" here) Vurpengyu." ??
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If I understand your idea, I would say:

Oe lu pengyu vurä.

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Irayo, Toliman!!  :D ;D  :D

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Kea tìkin!

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One more (hopefully I'm not being too naughty not starting a new topic...) thing "an" in:
"Oe lu (an) reltseotu."
"I am an artist."

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"I am an artist" is just "Oe lu reltseotu" :)

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Irayo.

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Just to clarify on the overall topic here: there are no articles (the, a, an) per se in Na’vi.

vur can be translated as either ‘story’, ‘a story’ or ‘the story’ depending on the context

 

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