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Re: Playing with my dictionary

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Monday, June 20, 2005, 10:39
On Jun 18, 2005, at 2:56 AM, Sylvia Sotomayor wrote:
> and, my favorite, just added to the dictionary: > anākiwi (N.collective) a collection of things one does not have enough > hands > for, therefore one does not have enough time for; trouble; > So a word for "trouble" is derived from a root meaning "finger". > Any fun derivations in your dictionary? > -Sylvia
Well, i'm pretty sure i've mentioned this at least once here, probably a few years ago, but the Rokbeigalmki word for "bother, annoy, nag" _peres_ is borrowed from the Proto-Elven word for "worship". -Stephen (Steg) "/C_w/ ^sem^eilós uz"