Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.1 (repost #1)
|From:||Iain E. Davis <feaelin@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, September 3, 2006, 5:43|
Thank you, Henrik, for reviving the Vocab of the week.
>> 1. birch (the tree)Pain
>> 2. werewolf / lycanthrope of some varietyMormatha (evil wolf)
>> 3. to save (money)Dorlithiga
to hoard or save. the tarai find it synonmous...at the time I wrote that
to write something about what that said about their culture, but never
>> 4. to conquerDagatiga
>> 5. motifLaezpus
> Bonus Vocab (automatically from WordNet):
> - ribbon tree, n.
> deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber thatresembles
> flax and is called New Zealand cotton
If it is called New Zealand cotton, can I presume that the fiber is used for
cloth items? Clothing, rugs, and the like? Google and wikipedia seem to fail
me here...I'd be fascinated to hear more.
In any case: Tucate
> - concuss, v.
> shake violently
Amazing things dictionaries. I would never have thought to use 'concuss' for
Kezibiga (to shake violently)