|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 9, 2002, 9:27|
The Tech word will probably be the obvious Franco-English loan _c^'ok'ola^h_ (-t
before words beginning with vowels; this noun is assumed to be feminine because
of the final letter).
But an idiomatic term could be something like _qah.wadaod_ "love coffee", or
more precisely, "that dark edible/potable substance that causes feelings of
(Incidentally, the word _qah.wa_ -- the h. is an "emphatic" or pharyngeal
consonant -- can also refer to a dark, musty and very potent wine that
non-Muslim Techians drink on occasion.)
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