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Re: Yet another newbie!

Tracy Canfield (toastrix@gmail.com)



Since -Hom isn't merely "small", but "minor", perhaps "fine print"
could be handled as

mu'HomHey

"apparently minor words".

2009/11/13 Karl-Filip Faxen <kff@sics.se>:
> Tracy Canfield wrote:
>> 2009/11/13 Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu>:
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>>>>I do not think I got it right, I think it should be:
>>>>  {mu'Hom laDlu'taHviS yeplu'qu'niS}
>>>
>>> "One must be very careful when (while) one reads the Dictionary."
>>>
>>>Ain't that the truth!
>>>
>>>A couple of points:
>>>
>>>"Dictionary" is {mu'ghom}.  A *{mu'Hom} - {mu'} "word" + {-Hom} "diminutive" - would be a "wordlet, minor word, etc."  (A grammatical "particle" perhaps?)
>>>
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>> I took it to mean "fine print".
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> maj! choyajpu'!
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>   /buSwI'
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