Re: What if "and" was a verb?
- The line:
Tio estas malas dentpaston por sharkoj.
Tio (Help! Help! I'm being eaten by a shark, and this annoying linguist
won't stop asking me questions!) malas dentpaston por sharkoj.
It is of course possible that the line was supposed to read:
Tio chi malas dentpaston por sharkoj.
But that's a lot less fun.
On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 11:56 AM, BPJ <bpj@...> wrote:
> 2013-08-24 16:45, Puey McCleary skrev:
>> Tio estas malas dentpaston por sharkoj.
>> "This is the opposite of toothpaste for sharks."
> What's the _estas_ doing there? It seems redundant on your
> scheme! BTW your scheme isn't that far fetched since it seems to
> me that any root can be used as any open word class in Esperanto,
> if properly suffixed. True _jesi_ and _nei_ are taken, but they
> can be seen as abbreviations of _jesdiri_ and _nediri_, so that
> _jesesti_ and _neesti_ would be entirely possible, no? ;-)