Re: OT: Slang, curses and vulgarities
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 2, 2005, 7:23|
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 23:52:43 -0500, Ph. D. <phild@...> wrote:
> Muke Tever wrote:
> >. . . [Now, to cook up a conlang with swear- and non-swear
> > words for *everything*. Oh wait, that's Esperanto's -acxo isn't it?]
> No, not really. It's simply disparaging, making the root into something
> of poor quality.
> viro = man, viracxo = bum
> kuracisto = doctor, kuracistacxo = quack
I think what Muke wanted was "fi-" -- e.g. virino "woman", fivirino "slut"(?).
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
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