Re: Teach Yourself Kamakawi
|From:||Dennis Paul Himes <himes@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, March 2, 2002, 23:49|
David Peterson <DigitalScream@...> wrote:
> ... I don't think the words are up there yet, but "kamakawi" means
> "rainbow", from "kama", which is the verb for "to paint, to color, to ink
> in", and the word "kawi", which is "cloud". But the real place where the
> word came from is the first part of the last name of the late Israel
> Kamakawiwo'ole, who plays some wonderful Hawaiian music. He's probably best
> known for the cover of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" ...
> the movies Finding Forrester and Meet Joe Black.
Gladilatian has an adjective "anya", meaning "captivating, fascinating,
distracting (because one's interest is piqued)". It derives from the
realization that the name of a very beautiful woman at my work satisfies
Gladilatian's morphological rules.
Dennis Paul Himes <> firstname.lastname@example.org
Gladilatian page: http://home.cshore.com/himes/glad/lang.htm
Disclaimer: "True, I talk of dreams; which are the children of an idle
brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy; which is as thin of substance as
the air." - Romeo & Juliet, Act I Scene iv Verse 96-99