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Idioms and Proverbs in Eo'iona
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Some Eonic idioms and proverbs
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Note: These phrases are fairly informal, and should not be used in formal contexts.


If somebody says that something "has no rules", it means that it is first-rate or excellent.
Example:
/fish.SGSingular (number)
one countable entity
.DCSDeceased (gender/class)
Previously alive, now dead
rule.PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
.INInanimate (gender/class)
for non-living things
have.NEGNegative (polarity)
not
.PRESPresent tense (tense)
current
.3Third person (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
/
"These fish are first-rate."

"The dead fish aren't mine."
Êi'ô'a â'a e'e iá ​on înén.
/fish.PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
.DCSDeceased (gender/class)
Previously alive, now dead
die.PASTPast tense (tense)
action occurred before moment of speech
.3Third person (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
but fish.PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
.DCSDeceased (gender/class)
Previously alive, now dead
thing.PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
.DCSDeceased (gender/class)
Previously alive, now dead
of 1SFirst person singular (person)
speaker, signer, etc.; I
.ANAnimate (gender/class)
alive, moving
be.NEGNegative (polarity)
not
.PRESPresent tense (tense)
current
.3Third person (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
/
This is similar to the Polish proverb "Not my circus, not my monkeys".

"The fish are dead but they're not my dead fish."
Êi'ô'a eòâ'ìn ìo êi'ô'a â'a e'e iá ​on înén.
/fish.PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
.DCSDeceased (gender/class)
Previously alive, now dead
thing.PLPlural (number)
more than one/few
.DCSDeceased (gender/class)
Previously alive, now dead
of 1SFirst person singular (person)
speaker, signer, etc.; I
.ANAnimate (gender/class)
alive, moving
be.NEGNegative (polarity)
not
.PRESPresent tense (tense)
current
.3Third person (person)
neither speaker nor addressee
/
This is a more "formal" (but not much) version of the previous proverb.
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