Re: _Not_ "exactly the same language"
- In Elfling message 35090 <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/35090>, Helge
Fauskanger at long last replies to my critique (from June) of his Neo-Quenya in the previous
message in this thread <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling-d/message/701> -- or,
more accurately, I should say that Helge replies to what he misrepresents the critique as
being by saying: "Somewhere I believe I read a complaint to the effect that the Quenya
locative denotes _on_ rather than _in_."
Whereas what I in fact said was that:
> the locative case always indicates "at" or "on" (even in Tolkien'sThat is, it was Helge's use of the locative to mean _inside_ (not simply "in") that I was
> translation where English idiom uses "in", the sense is not "inside"...)
But hey, facts shmacts, right?
Carl F. Hostetter