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by Itlani Jim
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 00:16
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The Language of Lortho and the World of Dhamashi
Replies: 36
Views: 7504

Re: The Language of Lortho and the World of Dhamashi

Loving Lortho! Keep up the good work. Can't wait to see more. Tsiasuk Thanks, Jim! 'Tis good to see you on here. Your work in Itlani is astonishing! As the Itlani say: "Tendayisú pevlushunú korunifyaren!" (Small waves make big oceans!) In other words, little by little, a day at a time, so goes the ...
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:43
Forum: Translations
Topic: Do or Do Not
Replies: 7
Views: 1198

Re: Do or Do Not

In Itlani:

"Djamó ta khiyefan, korunyate ba korunyate ra!"
(Beyond try, do or do not!)
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:39
Forum: Translations
Topic: With his eyes closed
Replies: 24
Views: 3358

Re: With his eyes closed

In Itlani:

"Djim ta aleyfova zagukivit chailisa djeynatyavor."
(Jim the music closed by-means-of-eyes listen-past-he.)
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:35
Forum: Translations
Topic: There's a snake in my boot!
Replies: 21
Views: 2514

Re: There's a snake in my boot!

In Itlani:

"Dini zhoyit vesetan eynád zhanyira!"
(In my boot snake find-present-passive-it.")

Most Itlani verbs have a passive form.

"Eynadova dini zhoyit vesetan zhanyavu." (I found a snake in my boot.")
"Eynád dini zhoyit vesetan zhanyira." (A snake is found in my boot.")

Tsiasuk
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:25
Forum: Translations
Topic: Place manner time
Replies: 14
Views: 1486

Re: Place manner time

"I spent the entire sunday in bed with Netflix until dawn."

In Itlani:

"Ta kulit chendjaspalova makhá ta yazheaan pe ta pushtan losh Netfliksey eryavu."
(The whole stone-day until the future-dawn on the fur with Netflix expend-past-I.")

Tsiasuk
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:16
Forum: Translations
Topic: Don't talk to me or my son ever again!
Replies: 17
Views: 2240

Re: Don't talk to me or my son ever again!

"Don't talk to me or my son ever again!" In Itlani: "Zhoyese ba zhoyit kurudjorese epyate ratá shta!" (To-me or my to-son speak no-time again!") *This is the emphatic form. In normal speech it could be said: "Zhoyese ba zhoyit kurudjorese ratá shtaeypyate." (To-me or my to-son no-time again-speak.")...
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 20:06
Forum: Translations
Topic: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!
Replies: 207
Views: 37609

Re: I don't understand what you're saying. Speak English!

"I don't understand what you are saying. Speak Itlani!

In Itlani:

"Idaova kiinova eypyare, ra-dayaru. Tashe, Itlanizhe eypyate!"
(That which you speak, not-understand-I. Please, in-Itlani speak!")
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 19:59
Forum: Translations
Topic: I can’t go back to yesterday
Replies: 12
Views: 1432

Re: I can’t go back to yesterday

"I can't go back to to yesterday because I was a different person then." In Itlani: "Ta yavaspalese vugmishya ra-makayaru var valayit emdál idatá onyavu." (The past-day return-go not-I can because a different person that-time I was.") *vug- (as in vugmishya is an intensive prefix signifying to retur...
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 19:50
Forum: Translations
Topic: He can touch his nose with his tongue
Replies: 22
Views: 3121

Re: He can touch his nose with his tongue

"He can touch his nose with his tongue."

In Itlani:

"Savunit rusova ta luzhurilu chegya makayaror."
(His own nose By means of the tongue to touch he can.")
by Itlani Jim
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 15:26
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The Language of Lortho and the World of Dhamashi
Replies: 36
Views: 7504

Re: The Language of Lortho and the World of Dhamashi

Loving Lortho! Keep up the good work. Can't wait to see more.

Tsiasuk