The Fourth Conlang Relay Text in Tirelat

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This is a Tirelat version of the Czirehlat text from the fourth Conlang list translation relay. For more information about the relay (organized by Shreyas Sampat in June 2001), see the web site.

miri tuːli jnaʐak

lparaŕiz vɜ dɛsa u xʋiri juːt.
lliŕkaŕin ʐa xʋiriz,
- tɜ lmɛgaŕin mɨ kʋɜnaːdri,
- tɜ ltagaŕin ʐa nusuz.
mɨ takki juːt,
ltɛptaŕin mɨ rɛːv ʐa nusuz.
taka vɜ rɛːv lʐadaŕin mɨ lvɔr namaz ʂɜ sɛra.
vɨŕadɛtin na kɛː mɨ luɣi tuːli vɜ manta u rɛːv,
- tɜ vɨlupatiz kɛː, mɨ luɣi tuːli.

miri  tuhli  jĕ-naža-ëk
great spirit 3s-word-CP

lĕ-para -ŕi-z   vë  desa   u   xwiri juht
1s-stand-EP-IPF LOC middle OBL dark  place

lĕ-liŕka-ŕi-n  ža    xwiri-z   të  lĕ-mega-ŕi-n
1s-shout-EP-PF while dark -IPF and 1s-lose-EP-PF

my  kwëna-ahdri   të  lĕ-taga  -ŕi-n  ža    nusu  -z
ACC hear -ability and 1s-depart-EP-PF while silent-IPF

my  takki   juht, lĕ-tepta-ŕi-n  my  rehv  ža    nusu  -z
ACC distant place 1s-build-EP-PF ACC world while silent-IPF

taka  vë  rehv  lĕ-žada-ŕi-n  my  lĕ-vor    nama  -z   šë   sera
there LOC world 1s-find-EP-PF ACC 1s-extent locate-IPF with people

vy-ŕade-ti-n  na  keh my  luġi   tuhli  vë  manta      u   rehv
3p-call-OP-PF DAT me  ACC sacred spirit LOC throughout OBL world

të  vy-lupa  -ti-z   keh, my  luġi   tuhli
and 3p-admire-OP-IPF me   ACC sacred spirit

1s:  1st person singular (I, me, my)
3s:  3rd person singular (he, she, it, him, her, his, its)
3p:  3rd person plural (they, them, their)

ACC: accusative
CP:  collective plural
DAT: dative
EP:  experience, past
IPF: imperfective
LOC: locative
OBL: oblique
OP:  observation, past
PF:  perfective

Vocabulary:
aːdri ahdri [n] ability, power
dɛsa desa [n] middle, center
juːt juht [n] place, site
kɛː keh [pron] me
kʋɜna kwëna [v] hear
liŕka liŕka [v] cry out, shout, yell
luɣi luġi [adj] holy, sacred
lupa lupa [v] admire
manta manta [n] throughout, all over
mɛga mega [v] lose, misplace
miri miri [v] great, wonderful, excellent
nama nama [v] be located
naʐa naža [n] word
nusu nusu [v] silent
para para [v] stand
ŕadɛ ŕade [v] call, name (direct object: the name, indirect object: the one being named)
rɛːv rehv [n] world
ʂɜ šë [prep] with, together with
sɛra sera [n] folk, people
taga taga [v] depart, leave
taka taka [adv] there
takki takki [v] distant
[conj] and
tɛpta tepta [v] build, construct, make
tuːli tuhli [n] spirit, ghost
vɔr vor [n] place, range, extent, realm, field
xʋiri xwiri [v] dim, dark, unlit
ʐa ža [conj] while, as, in
ʐada žada [v] find out, discover