Weekly Vocab #188.8.131.52 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 2, 2007, 4:01|
Last posted: June 2nd, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> Sorry I'm late.
> A bit of simple linguistic vocab.
> 1. to pronounce
> Those people pronounce everything oddly.
> 2. to agglutinate
> Finnish agglutinates a lot.
> 3. to conjugate
> He conjugates his verbs superbly.
> 4. syntax
> Some dialects change syntax.
> 5. morpheme
> There are two morphemes in "head cold".
> 6. refuse
> Refuse is building up in the city.
> 7. stench
> The stench is horrible.
> 8. to flinch
> I flinch whenever I pass a midden.
> 9. to play (instrument)
> I play a lyre for rich men of the city.
> 10. proud
> They are overbearingly proud, but they also pay well.
Bonus Vocab from WordNet:
This is randomly selected automatically, so in case it offends you
or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up
different words and/or phrases:
- triskaidekaphobia, n.
a morbid fear of the number 13
- scrimmage, v.
practice playing (a sport)
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