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Re: Periodic Table in conlang

From:Dan Jones <dan@...>
Date:Saturday, December 29, 2001, 15:03
Philip Newton escreva:
>OK, here goes. I'm including some literal meanings and derivations; >proto-forms in ALL CAPS are from Verdurian's ancestor Cadhinor; words >derived from other languages show that language (e.g. Barakhinei, >Cuêzi, Methaiun).
Hmm. Actually, after reading Rosenflder's page on the Names of Alchemy etc. I went and did a similar thing for Aredos and Carashán Dw. stands for Dweinasen, who in the earlier days of the empire were more advanced metallurgists.
> 6 C (crifpër "write-stone" = "graphite"; > mlakon "coal" < MELANKONDOS, augmentative of MLAKES "black"; > tsísia "glittering" = "diamond")
onyore "coal" < A. ongures onyelya "charcoal" < A. ongellis caeila "diamond" < A. calecula < diminutive of calos "hard"
> 7 N fäsula shalea "remaining air (after oxygen is removed)"
vuete pedrosalei "air of saltpetre"
> 8 O zhivë shalea "lively air"
vuete enyei "fire-air"
>15 P gitesheli, from Tzhuro "gitlesheli"
searto < A. celéartos < Dw. kelejarto "rocklight"
>16 S hasifa < KHAMSIFA, from Methaiun
taertón < A. tanartó < Dw. tanarto "firestone"
>26 Fe kol < KOL
aerto < A. alartos < Dw.alarto "metorite", lit. "starstone" teaica < A. tinanca < Dw. tinank "iron", augmentive of tinak "metal"
>29 Cu civru < KIBRU
teneát < A. tenneás < Dw. teilnejad "from the mountains"
>47 Ag arzhent < ARGENTOS
arjeuito < A. rgéntos
>50 Sn stan < STANNOS
estánya < Peusodán estaña < A. stanna
>79 Au orh < OKH
auro < A. altó < PIE *ghltón
>82 Pb plom < PLOMBOS
louza < A. lauda Dan ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ semo la flamma, semo la casea semo la tuta, semo la cambea We are the spark, we are the flame We are the people, we are the change