OT: Germanic Food (was: Expressing "that's how")
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 24, 2005, 8:29|
On Mar 24, 2005, at 4:12 AM, Henrik Theiling wrote:
> So wird Brei gekocht: ...
> so is porridge cooked: ...
> 'This is how porridge is prepared: ...'
_Brei_ (/braj/?) is 'porridge'?
In Yiddish, _matza brai_ is a (primarily Passover) food which is like
'french toast' made out of matza (unleavened bread) broken into small
"quit it with the damn schwa already! i hate phonetics!"
- my friend e
(back when we took intro to linguistics together)