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Re: THEORY: Tonogenesis

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 0:07
On Feb 4, 2005, at 8:57 AM, Henrik Theiling wrote:
> Hi! > Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...> writes: >> .. >> TILDE-LENGTHENED: the word means _tsunami_. >> (one of Rokbeigalmki's unique 'palindromic powerful phenomena' words)
> Wow! Did you borrow that? An anadewism? I like that!
I don't *think* i borrowed it, but i'm forgetful, so if you've heard of an ANADEW source i'd appreciate knowing about it :) .
>> /galaX\alag/ ~ ancient rokbeigalmki
> So there are more PaPoPhe words? > **Henrik
Yup, although i can only remember two at the moment: galãlag /gala::lag/ 'tsunami' (gal = 'wave') urõõru /uru\::ru/ 'wildfire' (ur = 'flame') -Stephen (Steg) "and it's a heave-ho! hi-ho! coming down the plains stealing wheat and barley and all the other grains and it's a ho-hey! hi-hey! farmers bar your doors when you see the jolly roger on regina's mighty shores" ~ from 'the last saskatchewan pirate'