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RE: [norse_course] Double-check my translation?

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  • Paul Hansen
    Why is drukkum-full hyphenated? To: norse_course@yahoogroups.com From: bm.brian@gmail.com Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 02:29:55 -0500 Subject: Re: [norse_course]
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      Why is "drukkum-full" hyphenated?

       

      To: norse_course@yahoogroups.com
      From: bm.brian@...
      Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 02:29:55 -0500
      Subject: Re: [norse_course] Double-check my translation?

       
      At 7:09:35 PM on Thursday, December 27, 2012, Sabin Densmore
      wrote:

      > Thanks very much. Can you explain why the separation of
      > “Drukkum” and “full”? I understood “drukkum-full” as
      > meaning “toast”.

      No, <drukkum> is 'drank', 1st person plural past indicative;
      <full> is 'toasts', neuter accusative plural, identical with
      the nominative singular and plural and the accusative
      singular.

      Brian


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