Re: Weekly Vocab #2.1.5 (repost #1)
|Date:||Monday, January 29, 2007, 19:38|
1. vacation = mhÃ©lpÃ«tÃªndas > mhÃªlpa [ 1) t.v. amuse, please, divert,
entertain. 2) i.v. please, entertain] + tÃªndas [time].
I had two weeks of vacation.
dÃ¼Ã´ mhÃ©lpÃ«tend-Ã¡sÃ¯o sÃ©famrh-Ã¢es mÃº-sÃ¯-' o perh Ãªs-a.
two vacation-GEN.sg week-NOM.pl I-GEN.sg-ELIS to PAST.PCL be-IND
2. ocean = tÃ®Ã®rhtes (an animate noun)
I went to the ocean.
m-us tÃ®Ã®rht-em o perh Ã¢t-a.
I-NOM.sg ocean-ACC.sg to PAST.PCL go-IND
3. rain = mhÃªrhsa; the noun "mÃªrhses" is animate.
It rained a lot and was very cold.
perh mhÃªrhs-a mÃ©nq-Ã«-vi. mÃ©jh-u Ã»qrh-os perh Ãªs-a.
PAST.PCL rain-IND much-EPEN-ADV great-ADV cold-NOM.sg PAST.PCL be-IND
4. market = cÃ¼Ã©rhÃ¯dÃ¢rhos < cÃ¼ÃªrhÃ¯a, but + -dÃ¢rhos, suffix for place
of verbal action.
The open-air market remained open, though, and I had fun haggling.
mÃ©Å¾-iÃ°rh-Ã´sÃ¯-' Ã©na, sÃ¡Ã¡mi, cÃ¼Ã©rhÃ¯dÃ¢rh-os tÃ¼Ã®v-os perh mÃªn-a.
lÃ®c-u perh-Ã« qlÃªmh-a.
fresh-air-GEN.sg-ELIS in though market-NOM.sg open-NOM.sg PAST.PCL
remain.IND I-NOM.sg haggle-SUP PAST.PCL-EPEN have.fun-IND
5. ripoff [1) t.v. cheat, deceive, dupe, swindle, mislead, make a
fool of, bluff. 2) i.v. cheat, deceive, swindle; prove fallacious] =
I was the victim of many ripoffs, to the amusement of the vendors.
m-us peerh-Ã´m mhelp-Ã¢sÃ¯-' o pÃ»lo dÃ¼erh-Ã´m
dÃ¼Ãªrh-aâÃ¾-os perh Ãªs-a.
I-NOM.sg vendor-GEN.pl amusement-GEN.sg-ELIS to swindle-GEN.pl
swindle-PAT.PPL-NOM.sg PAST.PCL be-IND
6. drunk = mhÃ³indÃ´mis < mhoÃ®nos, wine + dÃ´ma, tame, control. (The
type of drink can be specified if desired: e.g., Ã¡lÃ¼dÃ´mis, drunk on
I became drunk on the obligatory tourist-unfriendly drink.
m-us âÃ°Ãªlqo sÃ©nt-Ã«-vÃ´rho poojÃ´sÃ¯o jho mhÃ³indÃ´m-us
I-NOM.sg obligatory travel-EPEN-unfriendly drink-GEN.sg due.to drunk-
NOM.sg PAST. PCL become-IND
7. to vomit [1) t.v. heave, throw up, spew. 2) i.v. be sick, heave,
throw up, spew] = rÃ»ba. (I find "be sick" interesting. Seems it can
only be used in the expression "I'm going to be sick." Otherwise,
it is too general: "I am sick" doesn't mean "I am vomiting.)
I vomited profusely.
m-us mÃ©nq-Ã«-vi perh-Ã« rhÃ»b-a.
I-NOM.sg much-EPEN-ADV PAST.PCL-EPEN vomit-IND
8. temple = dÃ¯iimhÃ°Ã»rhos < dÃ¯Ã®Ã®mha, shine brightly (dÃ¯Ã®Ã®mhus, god) +
I enjoyed <worshipping at | seeing> the many temples there.
m-us pÃ»lo dÃ¯iimhÃ°urh-Ã´m Ã©na tÃ³rhu jÃ¢g-u perh dzÃ»s-a.
I-NOM.sg many temple-GEN.sg at there worship-SUP PAST.PCL enjoy-IND
m-us pÃ»lo dÃ¯iimhÃ°Ã»rh-on tÃ³rhu Ã´cÃ¼-u perh dzÃ»s-a.
I-NOM.sg many temple-ACC.pl there see-SUP PAST.PCL enjoy-IND
9. money = cÃ¼ÃªrhÃ¯os < cÃ¼ÃªrhÃ¯a, buy, purchase
I ran out of money after a week and a half.
m-us sefÃ¢mrh-am-cÃ¼e sÃªÃªmÃ¯-am-cÃ¼e Ã¡lÃ¯a cÃ¼ÃªrhÃ¯-om perh mÃ»d-a.
I-NOM.sg week-ACC.sg-and hlaf-ACC.sg-and after money-ACC.sg PAST.PCL
10. to return = puÃ¢ta (go back); pugÃ¼Ãªma (come back)
I had to return on foot.
m-us pÃªd-us pugÃ¼Ãªm-u perh cÃªl-a.
I-NOM.sg afoot-NOM.sg return-SUP PAST.PCL had.to-IND
11. blister = Ã¡mhdÃ«mhÃªÃªpos < Ã¢mhdes, water + mhÃªÃªpa, swell.
I am covered in blisters.
Ã¡mhdÃ«mheep-Ã´es m-um cÃ¢Ã°-a.
blister-NOM.sg I-ACC.sg cover-IND
demand, v., request urgently and forcefully = mÃªÃªÃ°a
The victim's family is demanding compensation.
spend-Ã»sÃ¯o aÃ¾Ã¢l-us pÃªrht-am mÃªÃªÃ°-a.
victim-GEN.sg family-NOM.sg compensation-ACC.sg demand-IND
The boss demanded that he be fired immediately.
daarhÃ¢rhÃ¯-us n-um vemÃ©Ã°-vi Ã¡pu vÃªnc-u perh mÃªÃªÃ°-a.
boss-NOM.sg that-ACC.sg immediate-ADV away send-SUP PAST.PCL demand-
She demanded to see the manager.
n-us jhÃªsrh-um Ã´cÃ¼-u perh mÃªÃªÃ°-a.
that-NOM.sg manage-ACC.sg see-SUP PAST.PCL demand-IND