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- Hi all,
I just joined this group. I'm dutch, currently living in Sweden. I
speak: english, dutch, swedish, german.
And I would like to start my first day by making a lot of comments :o)
but mostly adding...
--- In folkspraak@y..., bribri56@a... wrote:
<text deleted, it was nice though>
> Anfang, 1 (beginning) german=Anfang. (some derivation from the verbs
> 'begynde/beginnen/geginnen/??/begynna would have been better)
?, aanvangen, anfangen, ?, anfanga
?, beginnen, beginnen, ?, begynna
so both lines are defendable, I would say. Why not have two words for
it. Most germanic languages have.
> Erd, 3 (Earth) Jord/Jorden, aarde, Erde, Jorden, Jord/Jorden
so why not Jerd?
> Forstaen, 1 (understand) forstå, begrijpen, verstehen, forstå, Förstå. (A=
> of Ver- words in German are For- words in the Scandinavian languages).
dutch also: verstaan
> Forstruen, 3 (to scatter, strew) german-verstruen
?, verstrooien, verstreuen, ?, strö
> Gebujed, 1 (built)see "bujen". I'm torn about the use of "Ge-". German an=
> Dutch like it, but the English "y-" is long gone, and I don't see any sig=
> it in the Scandinavian languages, either. What do you think?
I would say: drop it. Some dutch dialects have.
> Habben, 3 (have) have, hebben, haben, ha, ha. The only issue for me is
> whether to use the double consonant. I'd like to drop double consonants, =
> myself, for simplicity's sake.
swedish has hava as well (it's more formal). So "haven"?
> Himmel, 1 (heaven, sky)himmel, lucht, Himmel, himmel, himmel
> [I'm starting to get eye- and brain-burn, so the rest of my comments aren=
> complete. Will try to finish soon].
> Mans, 1 (men) Wish I'd used Folk!
?, mannen, männer, ?, män
> Mit, 1 (with)
med, met, mit, med, med, so: met?
> Nam, 2 (name)
navn, naam, nahme, ?, namn
> Nict, 2 (not)
ikke, niet, nicht, ikke, ej/inte/icke
that's a tricky one...
> Ost, 1 (East)
øst, oost, ost, øst, öst
> Raecing, 1 (reaching)
rekke(?), rijken, reichen, rekke(?), räcka
> Saged, 3 (said)
?, zei/zegde, sagte, ?, sa, so: sagd?
> Seen, 1 (to see)
se, zien, sehen, se, se
> Sinar, 1 (Shinar/Sinar - a region in Babylonia)
> Sprak, 3 (speech, language)
sprog, spraak, sprache, ?, språk
> Spraken, 1 (to speak)
tale, spreken, sprechen, ?, tala, would "spreken" be to obviously
> Stad, 3 (city, town, city-state) by, stad, Stadt, by, stad. (We might wan=
> make distinctions among village, town, city, etc. using terms from differ=
> languages. Also, do we want to rename existing placenames ending with -to=
> -ton, -burg, -berg, -burgh, -by, -ham, etc. with the Folkspraak term(s)?
I would say no.
> Stadgebujenprojekt., 1 (city-building project) Made that one up just for =
> Ter, 1 (tar)
?, pek/teer, pech(?), ?, beck
> Tings, 1 (things)
?, ding, ding, ?, ting, so: dings?
> Uber, 3 (over)
?, over, uber, ?, över
> Vil, 6 (future tense marker, will)
vill, zullen, werden, vill, ska
> Von, 1 (possessive marker)
fra, van, von, fra, från
> Wat, 1 (what)
hvad, wat, was, hvad, vad
> Werld, 1 (world)
verd, wereld, welt, verd, värld
> Wirred, 1 (confused, whirled)
?, verward, ?, ?, förvirrad, so: verwird?
> Wirren, 1 (to confuse, to whirl)
> Op weder seen <-- still working on that one,
See you, keep up the good work.