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contest results!

From:Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 18, 1999, 3:19
Here are the one-day-late results of my contest.  First I would like to
thank Rugpretzel, Nik_Taylor, David Durand and Josh Brandt-Young for their
highly creative answers.  Each of your submissions were intriguing, but the
following were chosen because they most closely fit my vision of Graavgaaln
culture and philosophy.


d,eqgtengvaar : an trap triggered twangging a tense twine.


With Mathais permission I will include this definition under the entry
ti^gu^. (i^ = high central vowel and u^ = schwa)


It means "to consecrate (e.g. a location) as a condition of
               having a baby use (that same location) habitually."


Congratualtions Jim!  Your definition will be included in my dictionary with
a note recognizing you as te source of this magnificent word which has elped
me to flesh out the

>From: Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...> >Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> >To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...> >Subject: contest >Date: Sun, 9 May 1999 17:34:12 PDT > >I would like to announce a contest. You may participate by e-mailing me >directly at <dreamertwo@...>. Please, do not respond to the list. > >OK, here it is. I'm giving all you the opportunity to participate in the >creation of Graavgaaln by suggesting a definition for a word which >currently >has no meaning. The winning entry will be rewarded with a by-line in the >official Graavgaaln-English lexicon when I get it webified. > >The word is: > >d,eqgtengvaar > >d, is retroflex >qg is a voiced uvular stop >ng is velar nasal >e is /E/ >aa is /a/ > >The winner will be announced one week from today! So send in your >submissions! > >Adam Walker > > >_______________________________________________________________ >Get Free Email and Do More On The Web. Visit
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