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Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.1 (repost #1)

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 5, 2006, 2:31
> Carsten Becker writes: > >... > > >> 2. werewolf / lycanthrope of some variety > > > > ayvengaryo (lit. "wolf-man") > >...
Hmm, OK-- the Kash counterpart would be _ticandi_ [ti'tSandi] 'moon-cousin' ult. < tiça 'cousin' + tandi 'moon'. It is believed that some people turn into one of these ravening beasts when _both_ moons are full. In Kash folklore they are considered to be suffering from some ancient curse, but it's a pitiable condition, and the right kind words/thoughts might subdue a ticandi and avert the danger. In Gwr folklore, of course, they are much feared-- one more reason not to go into the forest.