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[lojban-beginners] Re: Intonation of xu (was Re: (no subject))

On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 01:39:26PM +1300, Sam Vilain wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Feb 2003 12:52, you wrote:
> > > > > Does the result sound like Steve Wright?  :-)
> > > > Who's that?
> > > A comedian known for his incredibly dry tone and matching humour.
> > > Like, for instance;
> > >   mi ponse lo tolcitno minciska vi terdi.  zo'e ciska ko le pinsi.
> >
> > I assume that's supposed to be two sentences.
> >
> > I have the oldest adding-writer in the world.  Make it that
> > something writes you on a pencil!
> Blast, back to the lojban lessons for me.  I thought `minciska' might
> be a good word for `typewriter'.  And that last sentence is supposed
> to be `it types in pencil'.

The lessons don't teach a lot of vocabulary.

 From the lujvo list:

batkyci'a:batke+ciska:to type:$ciska1 $ciska2 $ciska3 $ciska4 [$ciska4
is the keyboard]

For the second sentence, try

ri ciska sepi'o lo pinsi


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