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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby AEKTZIS » Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:26 pm

bill cobbett wrote:Well excoooooose me but you gave the example of the word kite (as a flying toy) to back up a deeper greek nationalist claim and put forward a dodgy etymology for it... you've been shown to be incorrect with an easy and simple reference to the OED, a little better research is always good.

Now, let's look at another of your claims, a particularly ludicrous one, when you say in an unattractive nationalist way, that the Greek Language...

....is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

... and you try telling that to the good people of China, India, South-East Asia, Sub-saharan Africa etc etc and they'll think you're potty... and did human language really start 2,500 years ago!!!!

Ever thought of seeing a therapist Aektziz? ... drop in to the CF Clinic and we'll prescribe something for you... cyprus35943.html

Oh.... and one last thing please, show some respect for the republicans in GB... she ain't the "queen"... just plain Mrs Windsor.


nationalism has nothing to do with this. and you can't read, either. I never said that Greek language is part of the devlopment of every known language in mankind's history.

You utter fool....

I said that combining existing words together to form new ones, is how every language forms. You idiot. Look at Cap's initial post on the Greek language and you will see what I am referring to. "deeper greek nationalist claim" - you are laughable.
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby AEKTZIS » Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:28 pm

You use it [combining existing words to form new words] to imply Greek language is weak and primitive, but actually it [combining existing words to form new words] is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby bill cobbett » Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:33 pm

AEKTZIS wrote:
bill cobbett wrote:Well excoooooose me but you gave the example of the word kite (as a flying toy) to back up a deeper greek nationalist claim and put forward a dodgy etymology for it... you've been shown to be incorrect with an easy and simple reference to the OED, a little better research is always good.

Now, let's look at another of your claims, a particularly ludicrous one, when you say in an unattractive nationalist way, that the Greek Language...

....is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

... and you try telling that to the good people of China, India, South-East Asia, Sub-saharan Africa etc etc and they'll think you're potty... and did human language really start 2,500 years ago!!!!

Ever thought of seeing a therapist Aektziz? ... drop in to the CF Clinic and we'll prescribe something for you... cyprus35943.html

Oh.... and one last thing please, show some respect for the republicans in GB... she ain't the "queen"... just plain Mrs Windsor.


nationalism has nothing to do with this. and you can't read, either. I never said that Greek language is part of the devlopment of every known language in mankind's history.

You utter fool....

I said that combining existing words together to form new ones, is how every language forms. You idiot. Look at Cap's initial post on the Greek language and you will see what I am referring to. "deeper greek nationalist claim" - you are laughable.


You're all over the place mate.

Your dodgy etymology for the betasi word "kite" was shown with evidence from the definitive source of all things English Language, the OED, to be wrong, but naturally you offer no acknowledgement for the error.

Suspect you had never heard of a bird called a Kite. Not the most common of birds, but its very rareness is the selling point, the rarity of the bird makes the word well-known.

Your general and similarly ill-thought out comment, an unwarranted and pathetically poor attempt to insult, that all here in GB are loyal subjects of Betty Windsor, similarly wrong... and again you offer no apology for throwing it in.

Having had your attempt to re-write the etymology of the bird Kite word shown to be a load pollocks you go on on to something else. Here is the whole of another paragraph you wrote.

Also you are overlooking something very important here. You use it to imply Greek language is weak and primitive, but actually it is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

People can only comment on what you write, not on what you meant to write cos (and to be fair to you) there is an ambiguity in that para, but your combining words theory is not terribly correct for English cos the English Language may have many virtues but if English has a weakness, it is that when combining existing words in English to form new ones the result is often clumsy, unlike say the Scandanavian languages and others such as Dutch; languages where words are often and very comfortably combined to form new longer and longer words with increasingly more defined meanings.

A quick look at some of your other posts in this thread you also say these...

The Greek language is one of the most rich languages in the world, and contains MANY MANY more words than the english language.

The british dont ever make up words, they just use the greek or latin. "computer" is latin, "calculator" is latin, "solenoid" is greek....its the same argument for english

Shall we move on to examine these claims in a bit more detail ???

Whilst you're having a think about that, do visit the CF Clinic so that we may examine your afflictions and come up with a suitable remedy...
cyprus35943.html

Oh, one last thing, if you have to use them, keep the personal insult words to the Political Sections.
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby Get Real! » Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:22 am

AEKTZIS wrote:You use it [combining existing words to form new words] to imply Greek language is weak and primitive, but actually it [combining existing words to form new words] is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

dumbass

But given the "Greek" language wasn't invented by Greeks why are you so concerned about it?
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:31 am

Get Real! wrote:
AEKTZIS wrote:You use it [combining existing words to form new words] to imply Greek language is weak and primitive, but actually it [combining existing words to form new words] is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

dumbass

But given the "Greek" language wasn't invented by Greeks why are you so concerned about it?


Of course, clever clogs is here to tell us the language lived on but the people who started it became extinct! :lol:
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby Get Real! » Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:37 am

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
AEKTZIS wrote:You use it [combining existing words to form new words] to imply Greek language is weak and primitive, but actually it [combining existing words to form new words] is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

dumbass

But given the "Greek" language wasn't invented by Greeks why are you so concerned about it?


Of course, clever clogs is here to tell us the language lived on but the people who started it became extinct! :lol:

Cypriots invented a language way before anything Greek existed and they refined it as they saw fit. Later this language was adopted by others, including these "Greeks" who did not even identify themselves as "Greeks" at the time, who even much later saw fit to rename themselves as well as claim ownership of someone else's work! :evil:
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Re: Learning to speak...

Postby AEKTZIS » Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:31 am

bill cobbett wrote:
AEKTZIS wrote:
bill cobbett wrote:Well excoooooose me but you gave the example of the word kite (as a flying toy) to back up a deeper greek nationalist claim and put forward a dodgy etymology for it... you've been shown to be incorrect with an easy and simple reference to the OED, a little better research is always good.

Now, let's look at another of your claims, a particularly ludicrous one, when you say in an unattractive nationalist way, that the Greek Language...

....is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

... and you try telling that to the good people of China, India, South-East Asia, Sub-saharan Africa etc etc and they'll think you're potty... and did human language really start 2,500 years ago!!!!

Ever thought of seeing a therapist Aektziz? ... drop in to the CF Clinic and we'll prescribe something for you... cyprus35943.html

Oh.... and one last thing please, show some respect for the republicans in GB... she ain't the "queen"... just plain Mrs Windsor.


nationalism has nothing to do with this. and you can't read, either. I never said that Greek language is part of the devlopment of every known language in mankind's history.

You utter fool....

I said that combining existing words together to form new ones, is how every language forms. You idiot. Look at Cap's initial post on the Greek language and you will see what I am referring to. "deeper greek nationalist claim" - you are laughable.


You're all over the place mate.

Your dodgy etymology for the betasi word "kite" was shown with evidence from the definitive source of all things English Language, the OED, to be wrong, but naturally you offer no acknowledgement for the error.

Suspect you had never heard of a bird called a Kite. Not the most common of birds, but its very rareness is the selling point, the rarity of the bird makes the word well-known.

Your general and similarly ill-thought out comment, an unwarranted and pathetically poor attempt to insult, that all here in GB are loyal subjects of Betty Windsor, similarly wrong... and again you offer no apology for throwing it in.

Having had your attempt to re-write the etymology of the bird Kite word shown to be a load pollocks you go on on to something else. Here is the whole of another paragraph you wrote.

Also you are overlooking something very important here. You use it to imply Greek language is weak and primitive, but actually it is part of the development of every known language that has ever existed in mankind.

People can only comment on what you write, not on what you meant to write cos (and to be fair to you) there is an ambiguity in that para, but your combining words theory is not terribly correct for English cos the English Language may have many virtues but if English has a weakness, it is that when combining existing words in English to form new ones the result is often clumsy, unlike say the Scandanavian languages and others such as Dutch; languages where words are often and very comfortably combined to form new longer and longer words with increasingly more defined meanings.

A quick look at some of your other posts in this thread you also say these...

The Greek language is one of the most rich languages in the world, and contains MANY MANY more words than the english language.

The british dont ever make up words, they just use the greek or latin. "computer" is latin, "calculator" is latin, "solenoid" is greek....its the same argument for english

Shall we move on to examine these claims in a bit more detail ???

Whilst you're having a think about that, do visit the CF Clinic so that we may examine your afflictions and come up with a suitable remedy...
cyprus35943.html

Oh, one last thing, if you have to use them, keep the personal insult words to the Political Sections.


I apologise for thinking that all British people are colonialist followers of the murdering bitch slapper Elizabeth. not all brits follow this bitch, and i spit on her name. she gave the order to hang my great uncle, when she could have saved his life. he committed no crime and was sentenced to death by hanging for a murder he never committed, for which no evidence was provided against him.

as for the other stuff, youre being an idiot. i clearly state the word kite is the word for eagle in old english. hence i recognise the word kite as being about a bird. you are just being immature and anal and want to create an argument over a word. i dont give a crap to be honest. my intention was to show the greek language is a great language and is neither weak nor primitive. the fact that the word "kite" describes an english bird as well as a tethered paper craft just adds weight to my defense of the greek language.
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