Aw: Re: The task is to invent names for things

Karsten Hilbert Karsten.Hilbert at
Thu Oct 28 02:58:30 EDT 2021

> Karsten Hilbert <Karsten.Hilbert at> writes:
> >ite is the -te form (in some uses like a gerundium) of aru
> >(to go, to walk)
>   This form, "行って", is written with two "t", as "itte",
>   in many transcriptions to convey the gemination (っ) of
>   the "t". There is, however, "ite", "居て", the -te form of
>   "居る" ("iru" - "to be"), which usually is transcribed "ite".

I stand corrected, thanks. Not the first time that ite/itte
slipped :-/

At any rate, it, eh, is rather malleable to word play.


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