[kde-edu]: Parley feature request

Frederik Gladhorn frederik.gladhorn at gmx.de
Sat Sep 29 15:32:49 CEST 2007

Hi Steven!
Thanks for reporting this.
I wonder if you could just use lessons to group the words. But I know really 
nothing of Indonesian grammar.

There are many features in Parley that are probably not used by the majority 
of the people using it. But you can just ignore them :)


El Wednesday 26 September 2007, Steven Cordwell escribió:
> Hi, my name is Steven Cordwell and I have been a long time subscriber to
> this list. I am a student studying the Indonesian language and have used
> KVocTrain in the past to learn vocabulary. I quite liked using KVocTrain,
> but am looking forward to using Parley because the interface of KVocTrain
> was rather quite cumbersome.
> What I am wondering is if aggluntative languages can be better supported.
> What I mean is this, Indonesian (and many other south-east asian languages)
> use a system where you have a root word and affixes are added to the word
> to change the meaning. Indonesian also does not have verb forms, so the
> verb forms feature of Parley is not needed when studying Indonesian.
> Instead you have a root word, for example 'jalan' = 'street'. adding the
> prefix 'ber-' creates 'berjalan' = 'to travel'. 'jalanan' = 'path',
> 'perjalanan' = 'journey', 'menjalani' = 'to undergo', etc
> I am wondering if there is a way to define a root word and then define all
> the derivations so that all the words in the same group can be kept
> together. this way different forms of a word can be tested so that you make
> sure you know the full set of vocabulary based on each root word.
> many thanks and keep up the great work
> steve

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