Re: WG: Fortuitous typo (was: Re: Conlang in-jokes.)
|Date:||Sunday, August 28, 2005, 10:18|
I don't remember who first wrote this:
>_Uhu_ ['u:hu:] is German for a special type of owl, did you knowthat?
Der Uhu is, IIRC, the German name for the eagle owl, Bubo bubo. It
the archetypical owl in Senyecan: ûla, to hoot; ûlen, eagle
(with one diminutive suffix), Scops owl (Otus scops); ûlcëlen
(with a second dim. suffix), pygmy owl (Glaucidium passerinum).