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On Words and Names in Sagaia
This is a shortened version of a longer post available for Patreon subscribers here. Wá Balréal i Sagaia, Balréal i Sagaia i cóné.Once a Queen in Sagaia, always a Queen in Sagaia. Né láal dam á.He is not a tame lion. When I began thinking about the redemption of Narnia, one of the first things… Continue reading On Words and Names in Sagaia
Subordinate Clauses in Gnin El and Sasrâl
Talk about an exciting topic! But how a language encodes the connections between clauses can have far-reaching ramifications. As I explain here, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and English have very different assortments of complementizers. How scribes translated them gave rise to a huge variety of interpretations of the New Testament. But I'm sorry to say that I… Continue reading Subordinate Clauses in Gnin El and Sasrâl
Side Project: Return to Sagaia (Narnia-inspired Fantasy)
About a year ago, as I was working through the revisions of Axon, Inc., I got into an intense discussion with my brilliant and beautiful wife Ali about the Chronicles of Narnia. It's a series I adored when I was younger, but when I read it again to my kids when they were very young, I… Continue reading Side Project: Return to Sagaia (Narnia-inspired Fantasy)