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Weekly Vocab #5.3 (original)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, September 15, 2006, 4:05
It is the first time this is posted.

> From: "Carsten Becker" <carbeck@...> > > Hi List, > > I have tried to translate my shopping list into Ayeri > recently, but I failed at some words. I thought I should > share this Weekly Vocab exercise with you thus, brought to > you by the Real Life™. Most things should be pretty easy to > translate, but I'm astonished again and again what there is > still no word for in my dictionary yet although you use this > something daily. This time, it's 15 words because it > shouldn't be too hard. > > Here we go: > > 1. apples > 2. bread > 3. bus/train/... ticket > 4. butter > 5. cheese > 6. cream > 7. ink > 8. jam/marmelade > 9. milk > 10. noodles/pasta > 11. salad > 12. sausage (of which you put slices on your bread) > 13. soap > 14. stamps > 15. toilet paper > > Some sentences: > > 1. I like to eat an apple at the end of my lunch break. > 2. This bread is mouldy, I urgently need to buy a new one. > 3. In order to use the bus you must have a bus ticket. > 4. Butter tastes very well on a fresh raisin roll. > 5. If you need something to eat quickly, you can make rice > with melted cheese and ketchup. > 6. Cream is made of milk. > 7. I need ink for my printer. > 8. Fruit jam when eaten outside is likely to attract wasps. > 9. You have to pay attention that the milk won't get sour. > 10. Noodles like to boil over. > 11. Salad is suitable as a side dish for almost anything. > 12. This is a sausage of which you put slices on your bread. > 13. The Federal Health Authority recommends to use soap. > 14. The postal service will refuse to deliver this letter > becaues the stamp is missing. > 15. I had my brother bring me a new roll of toilet paper. > > Happy translating :-) > > Yours, > Carsten Becker > > -- > "Miranayam kepauarà naranoaris." (Kalvin nay Hobbes) > Tingraena, Ravikan 24, 2315 ya 26:45:33 pd
Bonus Vocab from WordNet: This is randomly selected automatically, so in case it offends you or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up different words and/or phrases: - carving, n. removing parts to create a desired shape - bevel, v. cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel; "bevel the surface" Fiant verba! ---- If you want to post your own weekly vocab, please do not send it to the list directly. To prevent unbalanced amounts of new vocab, send it to <weeklyvocab@...> in order to enqueue it in the regular weekly posting process. Just write a mail as if addressing the list directly -- it will be forwarded as is.


Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>