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Discussion of "koi'e"
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Comment #2: Re: Possible use independent of toi'e?
Curtis W Franks (Fri May 29 16:45:04 2015)

spheniscine wrote:
> I first proposed this as a scope-limiter to toi'e but I thought of a
> possible use independent to it; namely in situations where it might be
> useful to separate attitudinals/UI cmavo into discrete chunks despite
them
> all applying to the main text.
>
> For example, to say "I'm joking, but it's true", you might use (zo'o je'u

> ku'i), but then the whole mess clumps together and becomes confusing; is
it
> true that you're joking, to the contrary of some predetermined
> expectation... or what?
>
> On the other hand, (zo'o koi'e je'u ku'i) is much clearer. Technically it

> should be (zo'o koi'e je'u toi'e ku'i), but it should be sufficient to
get
> the point across in this case.

I like the idea a lot.

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