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Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.1 (repost #1)

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Sunday, September 3, 2006, 11:22
From: "Henrik Theiling" <theiling@...>
Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 5:02 AM

>> 1. birch (the tree)
mehiraka (lit. "white tree" -- birches are not native to SW-Kataytania)
>> 2. werewolf / lycanthrope of some variety
ayvengaryo (lit. "wolf-man")
>> 3. to save (money)
tapiao dayrin (lit. "to put aside")
>> 4. to conquer
>> 5. motif
gebisan (lit. "picture")
> - ribbon tree, n. > deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a > strong fiber that resembles > flax and is called New Zealand cotton
Incidentally, I thought about my conpeople using tree fibres (raffia or something) to produce clothing a while ago. So this is the ideal possiblity to give the tree that is used for it a name! mehimitrang (lit. "fibre/hair tree")
> - concuss, v. > shake violently
too difficult (to shake = pridao, though) That makes 4 new words and 1 second meaning, i.e. 1394 dictionary so far. Cheers, Carsten -- "Miranayam kepauarà naranoaris." (Kalvin nay Hobbes) Palayena, Ravikan 16, 2315 ya 13:51:13 pd


Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>