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In Lrahran "lam" means either 3 or money.  It can be ambiguous, but I like
it.  *imagining what Abbot and Costello would do with that*

Adam

>From: Jim Taylor <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [conlang] Digest Number 432
>Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 21:26:22 +0300
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jim Taylor <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Monday, October 02, 2000 3:53 PM
>Subject: Re: [conlang] Digest Number 432
>
>
>I always find it interesting in any language when a word has two or more
>meanings, and I thought the examples sent in by Nik were great.
>
>When I was inventing the vocabulary for my own constructed language, Xara,
>I
>came across quite a few duplications when sorting out the word lists. Quite
>a few of them I actually did modify, but my favourite one, which I kept,
>was:
>
>jerex = music
>jerex = to live
>
>xo kaxalme jilfejan (With best wishes)
>Jim.
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> >To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> >Date: Monday, October 02, 2000 10:06 AM
> >Subject: [conlang] Digest Number 432
> >
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> >Message: 18
> >   Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 00:42:58 -0400
> >   From: Nik Taylor <[log in to unmask]>
> >Subject: Some amusing co-incidences
> >
> >Setting shoebox to arrange the words solely by form (I normally have it
> >arrange words by word class, then by English gloss), I discovered a few
> >amusing co-incidences.
> >
> >U-dakív = Glory (Hyphens are inserted to point out the root)
> >Dak?= 5
> >   Interesting because 5 is considered an evil number!
> >
> >Lakázi-uki = Show mercy to
> >S-Lakáaz-uki = Deceive
> >
> >P-láif = Path - I wonder if this was some subconcious influence?
> >
> >U-last?= Prophecy
> >La-lásta = Bird
> >
> >
> >

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