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Iyionaku
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Post by Iyionaku » 01 Aug 2017 13:43

Last challenge for today... the border to flooding is narrow. I'm just motivated today.

:eng: Why is a raven like a writing desk?
Wipe the glass. This is the usual way to start, even in the days, day and night, only a happy one.

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Re: From Alice

Post by Iyionaku » 01 Aug 2017 14:13

:con: Yélian

Miyde deʻay bit cet tivelsupar?
[ˈma̯iːdə ˈdeʔɐs bɨ̆‿kət ˈtiːvəlˌsupɐd̟]
why raven COP.3SG.ANIM like writing desk
Why is a raven like a writing desk?
Wipe the glass. This is the usual way to start, even in the days, day and night, only a happy one.

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Re: From Alice

Post by Imralu » 01 Aug 2017 21:29

:tan: Swahili:

Kwa nini kunguru ni kama dawati?
INST what raven(9ANIM) COP like writing.desk(5)
Why is a raven like a writing desk?
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: From Alice

Post by Lambuzhao » 02 Aug 2017 02:33

:con: Rozwi

rhušunwu Mγadtō ye ayebeu blidveiktō hœ?
dark.blue majesty be<PRS.SG>3SG ADV writing.table.INST INTERR.ADV
How is the Lazuli Majesty (Quiscalus caerulea) like a desk?


A common crow-sized member of the Corby family, which are descendants of the humble grackle.
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/23 ... 4ee799.jpg


Not to be confused with the much rarer Crook (Corone harpactica ) Tirga's large predatory crow
http://www.justphotos.ca/galleries/anim ... 130714.jpg

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Re: From Alice

Post by Iyionaku » 12 Feb 2018 11:35

:chn: Mandarin (attempt)

乌鸦为什么像写字台?
Wūyā wèishénme xiàng xiězìtái?
[u˥ja˥ weɪ̯˥˩ʂə˧˥mə ɕɪ̯aŋ˥˩ ɕɪ̯ɛ˨˩t͡sɹ̩˥˩tʰaɪ̯˧˥]
raven why be_like writing_desk
Why is a raven like a writing desk?
Wipe the glass. This is the usual way to start, even in the days, day and night, only a happy one.

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