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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 sucoloç 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 down
yale cek re cakaya, luso-lusok cecekeç re caçuku lightning REL ACCID-blinding-light, follow-follow light.-bolts REL ACCID-deafening
> > 6. unison kuwacu 'at the same time' > Thunder sounds in unison with the lightning.
yale ambum kuwacu yam cecek 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 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 ayok 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 DEF HON-Creation --------------------------------
> 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 > called........ > > - clot, v. > cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
çuyanjum to thicken, coagulate, gel: Inchoative < yanjum 'thick, viscous'