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06-18-2014, 09:42 PM #31
Octo Mother Superior
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Probably a good idea chuckle.gif

Many years ago I was in Berlin. We went to a restaurant and upon reading the menu which was written on a typewriter I noticed the R came out looking like a K. I obviously had to order Rindfleisch scream.gif
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06-18-2014, 09:43 PM #32
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(06-18-2014, 09:42 PM)Octo Wrote:  Probably a good idea chuckle.gif

Many years ago I was in Berlin. We went to a restaurant and upon reading the menu which was written on a typewriter I noticed the R came out looking like a K. I obviously had to order Rindfleisch scream.gif

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06-18-2014, 10:01 PM #33
DaJavoo If looks could kilt
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(06-18-2014, 09:42 PM)Octo Wrote:  Probably a good idea chuckle.gif

Many years ago I was in Berlin. We went to a restaurant and upon reading the menu which was written on a typewriter I noticed the R came out looking like a K. I obviously had to order Rindfleisch scream.gif

Good Gawd Almighty Octo ~ what was that place Dahmer's Restaurant or Hansel & Gretel's? damned.gif
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06-18-2014, 10:04 PM #34
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(06-18-2014, 10:01 PM)DaJavoo Wrote:  
(06-18-2014, 09:42 PM)Octo Wrote:  Probably a good idea chuckle.gif

Many years ago I was in Berlin. We went to a restaurant and upon reading the menu which was written on a typewriter I noticed the R came out looking like a K. I obviously had to order Rindfleisch scream.gif

Good Gawd Almighty Octo ~ what was that place Dahmer's Restaurant or Hansel & Gretel's? damned.gif

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06-18-2014, 10:07 PM #35
Octo Mother Superior
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lol.gif Hell if I remember, but it was a nice appetizer fatman.gif
06-18-2014, 10:26 PM #36
DaJavoo If looks could kilt
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(06-18-2014, 10:07 PM)Octo Wrote:  lol.gif Hell if I remember, but it was a nice appetizer fatman.gif

I spent a month once eating my way through Bavaria and never had anything I didn't damn near lick the plate. Yeah, nuthin' light about it and the Pilsner was to die for ~ but I didn't gain an ounce or get too smashed, either.

One of my better vacations, visiting friends and wallowing in Gemütlichkeit. cheers.gif
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06-18-2014, 10:28 PM #37
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i didn't know you have been saksassa back in the days.
is it correct that you just add "ssa" to X and it becomes "in X"? damned.gif

saksassa on yö. (well its not really dark here yet - it's just an example sentence lol)
^ does this make any sense? chuckle.gif

maybe i should stop spamming. i'm sure that website is going to teach me the basics. i've read

http://donnerwetter.kielikeskus.helsinki...-1-hei.htm
http://donnerwetter.kielikeskus.helsinki...-suomi.htm
and
http://donnerwetter.kielikeskus.helsinki...toriaa.htm

so far and try to make out some rules on my own. :/
06-18-2014, 10:36 PM #38
Octo Mother Superior
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Yes Saksassa would be in Germany. Although you put the ending on the second case (genitive) of the word minus the -n, then add the ending. Saksa is easy, as is most normal words, but then you have other words that end with an e for instance:

Kone = machine

2. Koneen > konee - n + lla
3. Konetta
4. Koneita
etc...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_noun_cases
06-18-2014, 10:39 PM #39
Octo Mother Superior
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Oh and the Saksassa on yö, while grammatically correct it has the meaning of 'There is an evening in Germany' which is maybe more a philosophical statement than anything chuckle.gif
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06-18-2014, 10:44 PM #40
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(06-18-2014, 10:39 PM)Octo Wrote:  Oh and the Saksassa on yö, while grammatically correct it has the meaning of 'There is an evening in Germany' which is maybe more a philosophical statement than anything chuckle.gif

well... at least i tried. chuckle.gif
one day i'll write to you in finnish. maybe. damned.gif
06-18-2014, 10:56 PM #41
Octo Mother Superior
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damned.gif

Honestly I think your time would be better spent learning something else. You don't need Finnish anywhere except maybe here or abroad attempting to impress people, particularly Finns. chuckle.gif
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06-18-2014, 11:10 PM #42
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(06-18-2014, 10:56 PM)Octo Wrote:  damned.gif

Honestly I think your time would be better spent learning something else. You don't need Finnish anywhere except maybe here or abroad attempting to impress people, particularly Finns. chuckle.gif

i'll learn it as some sort of hobby.^^ i'm not going to engage in learning finnish like 8 hours a day or so. lol.gif i think it sounds nice and somehow i already like it. :P

learning languages keeps your mind flexible. just like playing an instrument. and playing an instrument isn't a waste of time.^^
06-18-2014, 11:20 PM #43
Octo Mother Superior
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True that.

Did you know Tolkien based his Elvish language on Finnish?

Quote:The term glossopoeia was coined by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is used today to mean language construction, particularly construction of artistic languages.[3]

Tolkien's glossopoeia has two temporal dimensions: the internal (fictional) timeline of events described in the Silmarillion and other writings, and the external timeline of Tolkien's own life during which he continually revised and refined his languages and their fictional history.

He was a professional philologist of ancient Germanic languages, specialising in Old English. He was also interested in many languages outside his field, and developed a particular love for the Finnish language. He described the finding of a Finnish grammar book as "entering a complete wine-cellar filled with bottles of an amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before".

Finnish morphology (particularly its rich system of inflection) in part gave rise to Quenya.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_...R._Tolkien
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06-18-2014, 11:29 PM #44
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(06-18-2014, 11:20 PM)Octo Wrote:  True that.

Did you know Tolkien based his Elvish language on Finnish?

Quote:The term glossopoeia was coined by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is used today to mean language construction, particularly construction of artistic languages.[3]

Tolkien's glossopoeia has two temporal dimensions: the internal (fictional) timeline of events described in the Silmarillion and other writings, and the external timeline of Tolkien's own life during which he continually revised and refined his languages and their fictional history.

He was a professional philologist of ancient Germanic languages, specialising in Old English. He was also interested in many languages outside his field, and developed a particular love for the Finnish language. He described the finding of a Finnish grammar book as "entering a complete wine-cellar filled with bottles of an amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before".

Finnish morphology (particularly its rich system of inflection) in part gave rise to Quenya.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_...R._Tolkien

i'm not into fantasy. as soon as i read something about elves or dragons it destroys this magical barrier of credibility... there's a technical term for that barrier but i don't remember it right now. :/
06-18-2014, 11:36 PM #45
Octo Mother Superior
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Die Schmutzgrenze

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