Weekly Vocab #1.1.3 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 8, 2006, 4:06|
Last posted: April 12th, 2002
> From: Aidan Grey <grey@...>
> Brought to you by D (for doctor) and possessive pronouns.
> 1. doctor / healer
> 2. medicine
> 3. ear
> 4. eye
> 5. friend
> 6. itch and/or scratch
> 7. hurt / pain (the verb ... or not)
> 8. diagnosis
> 9. cure / heal
> 10. ill
> 1. She is my doctor.
> 2. _That_ is _my_ medicine, and _this_ is yours.
> 3. She looked in their ears.
> 4. She looked in (or tested, or..) her (someone else's) eye.
> 5. Our friends are ill.
> 6. His scratch (the one on him) is worse than his scratch (the one he
> caused on someone else unspecified).
> 7. Do y'all's heads hurt? / Do you guys have headaches?
> 8. His diagnosis (that he gave) is that she will get better.
> 9. His diagnosis (for the disease he has) has a cure.
> 9a. She will cure my friends.
> 10. I am not ill anymore.
> considerable room for playing around with semantics here. I've
> highlighted issues of inalienable or alienable possession, so that those
> who have such concepts in their langs can show it off. Also, 9a is an
> alternate, depending on which semantic range you go for with cure.
> Have fun! I hope to put Taalennin up this time, but don't hold your
> breath (coming up on the end of the term - major studying...)
Bonus Vocab (automatically from WordNet):
- scrupulousness, n.
conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence
- nutate, v.
rock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarily
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