Re: Weekly Vocab #2.1.15 (repost #1)
|From:||Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 6, 2007, 5:39|
> > From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> > Just got back from college orientation.
> > Roger Mills commented that the themes in my vocab are a bit baroque.
Oh No!! Did I say that? :-))))) (and I don't remember doing this one).
> 1. cream (doesn't exist on Cindu.)--sucoloç = something like soy milk
> Cats enjoy eating cream.kusimila ilokro inahan/iyimu sucoloç
kusimis they-enjoy they-eat/drink sucoloç
> 2. thin tekur
> This cat is thin, so he must not have eaten much of anything, much less
> cream.sambat tekundri kusimi taya, ciyoñi ta mende nahan tapa-tapat, virap tapes
so.much thin-POSS k.this, apparently not PERF eat anything-at-all,
certain(ly) no sucoloç.
> 3. to promise mepunduñ
> I promise to care for the cat from now until Ragarnok [Norse mythology:
> end of the world].mamepunduñ ma[CARE FOR] kisumiye tayanju çelum iyanjuwe e lus hindayi
I-promise I-[no word, sorry] k.-DAT now afterwards until DEF end world-GEN
> 4. to interrupt (no word yet, sorry....)
> 5. lightning cek, cecek
> Lightning flashes brightly, not waiting for the previous bolt to stop
> before the next one crashes downyale cek re cakaya, luso-lusok cecekeç re caçuku
There.is lightning REL ACCID-blinding-light, follow-follow light.-bolts REL
> 6. unison kuwacu 'at the same time'
> Thunder sounds in unison with the lightning.yale ambum kuwacu yam cecek
there.is thunder same-time with lightning
> 7. shelter lunduñ; here, andolan protection < lolan 'to protect'
> There is no shelter from the terrible storms and earthquakes.ta yale andolan munduk pumbrucekeç i ñaçakindaç taç
not there.is protection against storms and earthquakes those
> 8. ancient marombar
> Ancient buildings are ruined by the floods and warring deities.nekanaç marombar caçakrum ombi alo surowakaçi, alo cehamali marak re mepu
buildings ancient ACCID-destroy because from floods-GEN, from Spirits-GEN
angry REL make war
> 9. protest fikas
> Environmentalists lodge a protest with the gods regarding the destruction
> of the planet.e kaçila ifikas çehamale liri acakrum e hindayi
DEF People they-protest Spirits-DAT concerning destruction DEF world-GEN
(The Kash~The People are by their very nature environmentalists :-)) )
> 10. spite cakura be mocked (kura mock)
> In spite, Loki and Thor rip the world to tiny pieces.e hinda cakura cakatret anamingili
DEF world ACCID-mocked ACCID-torn-to-shreds [malicious spirits]-GEN
> 11. to regenerate cis rumale again cause-to-be
> Odin, responding to the environmentalists' pleas, regenerates the
> universe.e parahambesa yapramanji anduro kaçili, cis yaparumale e parañahanan
DEF Creator 3s-HON-answer NOML-request/beg people-GEN, again 3-HON-create
> pavane: I once saw a performance of one by an early-music group; not sure
> how authentic the steps were, but it was hilarious. Much rising up on
> tip-toe. Really imitative of a peacock strutting. I can imagine the Kash
> might have a dance imitating the strut/skulk of one of their "lizards",
> with bobbing the head up and down; but I don't know what it would be
> - clot, v.
> cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened stateçuyanjum to thicken, coagulate, gel: Inchoative < yanjum 'thick, viscous'