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# Re: Translation Challenge: Foucault's Pendulum

From: Sylvia Sotomayor Sunday, July 30, 2006, 4:15
```On 7/28/06, Carsten Becker <carbeck@...> wrote:
> TRANSLATION CHALLENGE: FOUCAULT'S PENDULUM
Hmm. OK.

http://www.terjemar.net/eco.php

Of the 98 unique Kēlen words, 26 were new. Actually, 3 were new uses
of existing words, and the other 23 came from 21 new baseforms. (All
in all, I made 22 new baseforms for this, one was made in order to
derive another from it.)

The new baseforms:

aŋŋāt 'disruption, entanglement' from the same root that gives thief
and looking a lot like the word for strike.

ālliþ 'fourfold, quaternity' from the old root for 4

ānnariw 'numberless', derived from existing word 'number'

ārraniss 'pi' from the old root for 3, plus plus, plus an old diminutive.

ārriþ 'trinity' from the old root for 3

ejēx 'resistance, opposition'

elūr 'suspension in air' (Already had a word for suspension in water.)

ennāpren '(mathematical) rationality'. Getting this from sanity was a
stretch, but needed for the congruence in English of mathematical
rational and mentally rational. So, irrational numbers are actually
insane numbers.

eŋŋōt 'perfection'

eλōn 'plane' from root for expanse

ēnniþ 'duality' from 2

ērrenāe 'majesty' from new base ērr 'dignity'

īlñē 'periodicity' from roots for time and same

λōnōm 'dimension' from roots for width and length

nāpr 'sanity'

ñīll 'becoming, manifestation'

rūsīss 'oscillation, back & forth-ness' from root for return, cycle

rūsīssīk 'pendulum'

tamōl 'root' from root for 'birth'

wūxxēt 'magnet' from roots for pull and iron

xārrāonīk 'wire' from roots for metal and thread

Fun!
-S
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Sylvia Sotomayor
terjemar@gmail.com
www.terjemar.net
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