L E P/Quantity
be of a certain dimension, be so long, be so wide (B)
- The plant was three hands tall.
- This might be an idiom for different dimensions, but Greek, for example, has a special verb to state distances.
be a certain age (B)
- My son is three years old.
some (amount) (A)
- Some people don't like teylu.
- His family got half the yerik.
- Half, a third and a quarter seem fairly primary. Will the Na'vi have a generalized way to form fractions?
- Some people like to eat teylu.
- Many people are also desperate for a clear way to say "someone" as well as "anyone."
package, bundle, collection (B)
- He brought in a bundle of fern leaves.
- There was a collection of bones in the thanator den.
- Something like pongu but for inanimate objects
average, so-so (C)
- "How big was the yerik?" "Average size for a yerik."
- "Is he handsome?" "You know, so-so."
- I use a bow ok.
- They have hunted too much here. The number of yerik has decreased.
- Just for quantity, or also degree, as in "his patience is decreasing"?
- Whew! The wasp nest is empty.
- My cup is empty!
- The weather has made my clothes shrink.
- This plant shrinks when it's too hot out.
majority, most (C)
- Most people don't agree with this.
- The majority of yerik are shy.
- Measure this cloth we've been weaving. How long is it?
rare, unusual (C)
- It is rare to see Toruk.
- Such an even is unusual.
- We rarely see him any more.
- The size of the sky people's home is absurd!
- It's not the size of the bow that matters...
weigh, weight (C)
- You weigh too much to walk on this branch.
- Is the weight of this rock good for bolas? (The weights on a rope weapon)