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by Lethe
Sat Apr 30, 2005 6:11 pm
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: The Yup'ik Thread [Lesson Two, slowly but surely]
Replies: 21
Views: 21787

Hurrah for Lethe being a lazy freshie! While I'm here, I might as well update these. The next lesson is fairly short and somewhat simple - Lesson Two - The Present Intransitive Indcative and Forming the Verbal Stem; Velar Dropping; and Absolutive Nouns and Their Stems Vocabulary Particles ii-i 'yes'...
by Lethe
Sat Apr 16, 2005 5:37 am
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: The Yup'ik Thread [Lesson Two, slowly but surely]
Replies: 21
Views: 21787

Actually, that's got me stumped for the time being. :P Next time I check out the uber-dictionary from the library, I need to look that up. The lexicon in back of my grammar lists an emotional root 'happy' with no accompanying adjective or adverb (though were I not being lazy I'd probably find a way ...
by Lethe
Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:47 am
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: The Yup'ik Thread [Lesson Two, slowly but surely]
Replies: 21
Views: 21787

However what didn't come clear was that do syllables with inherently long vowels act as such blocks as well or what? Yes, they do; I think this is because long vowels are treated as vowel clusters/geminates (if that makes any sense). Basically, anything that's not a CV syllable (consonant followed ...
by Lethe
Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:36 am
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: The Yup'ik Thread [Lesson Two, slowly but surely]
Replies: 21
Views: 21787

Here you go. Lesson One: The Apostrophe Marking Gemination; Automatic Devoicing; Rhythmic Lengthening; Double Vowel Length with Automatic Gemination and Rhythmic Length; Review of Uses for the Apostrophe; Automatic Gemination Due to ?hatted e?; and Enclitics. (Sorry - absolutives and simple verbs wi...
by Lethe
Fri Feb 25, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: L&L Museum
Topic: The Yup'ik Thread [Lesson Two, slowly but surely]
Replies: 21
Views: 21787

The Yup'ik Thread [Lesson Two, slowly but surely]

Yes, I realize it's been too long in the coming, and it'll probably grow slowly as well. Small talk aside, I'll toss out some basic stuff to keep you occupied for the time being. Briefly: The Yu'pik language as taught here (as best as possible) is spoken in south-western Alaska, in the areas of Bris...
by Lethe
Thu Dec 30, 2004 8:43 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: OTTER
Replies: 1013
Views: 291034

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