Re: Taxonomic languages and igididity
|From:||Nokta Kanto <red5_2@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 1:32|
On Tue, 21 Jan 2003 18:25:12 +0100, Andrew Nowicki <andrew@...> wrote:
>NK> Gom = visual
>NK> Gomardo = picture
>NK> Gombak = pencil lead
>What does "bak" stand for?
>Is it a root word or something arbitrary?
Well, I would guess that "bak" means black, powdery, messy stuff, e.g. soot,
But, it was something arbitrary. The point was not to demonstrate the choice
of lexemes, but rather the head-dropping syntax.