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Kadda Andela
Lexember 30

ANŌ [VER] (to wink, twinkle)

Ar anō ir oir du derika dabini.

IMPFV wink she PREP ART man brave.

She winks at the brave man.

On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 3:44 PM Jim Thain <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Kadda Andela
> Lexember 29
>
> FOIRA [N] (sky)
>
> Dul sino du foira vakedi.
>
> PFV is ART sky, blue.
>
> The sky is blue.
>
> On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 12:58 PM Enrique Gamez <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Tallfellow word #29: bwarndíndle (n.) "catfish", from bwarnd "fish" +
>> indle
>> "mustache"; this word refers specifically to a relatively small species of
>> catfish native to the Patchwork, which is similar to the channel catfish
>> of
>> North America though a bit smaller in size. It makes excellent eating.
>>
>> Bwarndíndle may also refer to other species of catfish, even including the
>> giant catfish of the Patchwork, the hégango índle or bwarndíndle hégango
>> (mustache shark or shark catfish), so named for its size, its disposition
>> and its large and prominent dorsal fin. Similar in some ways to the wels
>> catfish of Europe, this massive river fish is more aggressive and easily
>> able to tackle an adult halfling, though humans are at lower risk.
>>
>> Hobind nopa im mawu bwarndindle pa, hegango indle nopa im mawu hobind!
>> halfling like INF eat catfish but mustache shark like INF eat halfling
>> "Halflings like eating catfish, but giant catfish like eating halflings!"
>>
>> Ghudaz word #29: jãtj- (trans. v.) "write, engrave, carve"; this is an
>> irregular verb, with the same pattern as the other irregular verb
>> currently
>> in the language, jub- "know". (These technically belong to one of the five
>> miniature "conjugations" for verb stems that used to end with a short
>> vowel
>> in old Ghudaz, in this case -a; there were five short vowels and thus five
>> different variations. However, so few verb stems had this form that only
>> those that were commonly used kept the irregularity, and so I'm just
>> calling them all "irregular" and going case by case.)
>>
>> Pakhõ kj'oz basiv jãt-yjek.
>> pine.ACC about'1INC name.PL carve-1EXC>3M
>> "I carve our (yours too) names into the pine tree."
>>
>> On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 11:23 AM [log in to unmask] <
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> > 29th Lexember word
>> >
>> > megro: sulphur, brimstone
>> >
>> > 29th iljena word
>> > srp: juice, sap or nectar used to sweeten food
>> >
>> >
>> > ------ Original Message ------
>> > From: "Jörg Rhiemeier" <[log in to unmask]>
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Sent: Sunday, 29 Dec, 2019 At 16:20
>> > Subject: Re: Lexember
>> > Hallo conlangers!
>> > Lexember 29 - Old Albic _és_ 'ice' < Proto-Hesperic *haisa
>> > Germanic *îsa > Engl. _ice_, German _Eis_, Scand. _is_ etc. is either a
>> > loan from a Hesperic language or an old cognate. Possible, but uncertain
>> > cognates in other IE languages are Av. _aêxa_ 'cold' and Oss. _yex_
>> > 'ice' (both Iranian, from *h1eiH-ko-, while the Germanic word would be
>> > from *h1eiH-s).
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>> >
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