It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by spanick » Fri 22 Dec 2017, 18:45

:con: :got: Modern Gotski

Et snavd inag en nordrs ed et žignjad horuh.
3SG.NEUT.NOM snow.IMPF-3SG only in north-GEN.SG but 3SG.NEUT.NOM rain.IMPF-3SG everywhere
It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by marvelous » Fri 22 Dec 2017, 21:28

:con: Ðeneydabus

Hūrsojz Kunyoðbaneymro yonojzlū neçaððeym.
/ˈhuːɾʃoʝ ˈkuɲoð̠bɑneɪ̯mɾo jonoʝˈluː ˈneçɑð̠ːeɪ̯m/
hūrs-ojz kunyoðban-eym-ro yon-ojz-lū neç-aðð-eym
snow-3SG.INAN North-DEF.ADV-only rain-3SG.INAN-AND all-place-DEF.ADV
It snows only North and it rains everywhere.

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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Dormouse559 » Mon 25 Dec 2017, 07:04

:con: Silvish

Li neve outr'u norti, mæ li pleù partoù.
[liˈne.və u.tʁyˈnɔʁ.ti | ˈmɛː liˈplø paˈtu]
3SG-NOM snow only=PREP.DEF.OBL.M north-OBL but 3SG-NOM rain everywhere

It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by All4Ɇn » Thu 28 Dec 2017, 00:51

:con: Ởnh·Vú
雪只於北、仍𩅹兜。
Xơt sỏ đi pơc, sơnh hứy lơnh.
rain only PREP north CONJ rain everywhere
It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Imralu » Mon 01 Jan 2018, 14:38

:tan: Swahili:

Inanyesha theluji kaskazini tu, lakini mvua inanyesha pote.
i-na-nyesh(a) theluji kaskazini tu | lakini mvua i-na-nyesh(a) p-ote
CL9-PRES-precipitate snow(CL9) north(LOC) only | but rain(CL9) CL9-PRES-precipitate CL16(LOC)-all

It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
Glossing Abbreviations: COMP = comparative, C = complementiser, ACS / ICS = accessible / inaccessible, GDV = gerundive, SPEC / NSPC = specific / non-specific, AG = agent, E = entity (person, animal, thing)
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by eldin raigmore » Tue 02 Jan 2018, 00:36

Imralu wrote:
Mon 01 Jan 2018, 14:38
:tan: Swahili:

Inanyesha theluji kaskazini tu, lakini mvua inanyesha pote.
i-na-nyesh(a) theluji kaskazini tu | lakini mvua i-na-nyesh(a) p-ote
CL9-PRES-precipitate snow(CL9) north(LOC) only | but rain(CL9) CL9-PRES-precipitate CL16(LOC)-all

It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
Swahili is spoken south of the Equator, right?
Shouldn't it be "it only snows in the south, but it rains everywhere"?
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Imralu » Tue 02 Jan 2018, 07:31

eldin raigmore wrote:
Tue 02 Jan 2018, 00:36
Imralu wrote:
Mon 01 Jan 2018, 14:38
:tan: Swahili:

Inanyesha theluji kaskazini tu, lakini mvua inanyesha pote.
i-na-nyesh(a) theluji kaskazini tu | lakini mvua i-na-nyesh(a) p-ote
CL9-PRES-precipitate snow(CL9) north(LOC) only | but rain(CL9) CL9-PRES-precipitate CL16(LOC)-all

It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.
Swahili is spoken south of the Equator, right?
Shouldn't it be "it only snows in the south, but it rains everywhere"?
Swahili is spoken north and south of the equator ... the only places it snows in the range of Swahili is up on top of the mountains. Changing "north" to "south" for this reason would be silly, and if someone is writing about the US in English and it's translated to Swahili, you don't translate Washington DC as Dodoma.
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by eldin raigmore » Tue 02 Jan 2018, 23:02

Imralu wrote:
Tue 02 Jan 2018, 07:31
Swahili is spoken north and south of the equator ... the only places it snows in the range of Swahili is up on top of the mountains. Changing "north" to "south" for this reason would be silly, and if someone is writing about the US in English and it's translated to Swahili, you don't translate Washington DC as Dodoma.
So ... it only snows on the mountaintops, but it rains everywhere (even deserts).
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Imralu » Thu 04 Jan 2018, 12:31

eldin raigmore wrote:
Tue 02 Jan 2018, 23:02
So ... it only snows on the mountaintops, but it rains everywhere (even deserts).
I was translating, not adapting ...
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by eldin raigmore » Fri 05 Jan 2018, 00:43

Imralu wrote:
Thu 04 Jan 2018, 12:31
eldin raigmore wrote:
Tue 02 Jan 2018, 23:02
So ... it only snows on the mountaintops, but it rains everywhere (even deserts).
I was translating, not adapting ...
Of course! You're correct. I was having fun, not criticizing!
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Imralu » Fri 05 Jan 2018, 01:39

eldin raigmore wrote:
Fri 05 Jan 2018, 00:43
Of course! You're correct. I was having fun, not criticizing!
Ah, needed more smileys and cowbells, or I need more chill.
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by eldin raigmore » Fri 05 Jan 2018, 23:34

Imralu wrote:
Fri 05 Jan 2018, 01:39
eldin raigmore wrote:
Fri 05 Jan 2018, 00:43
Of course! You're correct. I was having fun, not criticizing!
Ah, needed more smileys and cowbells, or I need more chill.
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Parlox » Wed 28 Feb 2018, 06:55

:con: Nǫǫ'bıch Sotł (Ohanocree)

Nułı́ı́mǫ matłaa’ınǫı łaatłǫk, so’ tǫnona matłaa’ı.
/nuɬiːmo mat͡ɬaːʔi-noi ɬa-at͡ɬok soʔ tonəna mat͡ɬaːʔi/
north snow-PARTICIPLE only-3RD.SUB.PRES.IMP, all place rain
It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere. (The north is the only snow-er, all places rain)
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Re: It only snows in the north, but it rains everywhere.

Post by Yagia1 » Sun 18 Mar 2018, 22:36

Vayardio:

"Sova da disénio éca Sétrou lovéni, tasima lo té soio tépidi"
/only (by exclusion) in North snow PRES 3sg, but over all rain PRES3sg/
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