Re: Some Mujai Idioms
|From:||Herman Miller <hmiller@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 12, 2001, 4:20|
On Sun, 9 Dec 2001 03:05:20 EST, J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...> wrote:
>In a message dated 08.12.2001 05:59:37 PM, Matthew.Pearson@DIRECTORY.REED.EDU
>>No idioms to contribute right now, but I just wanted to say that I'm very
>>proud of the Tokana word for obsidian, "ehunmehtilas" [E.hun.mEh.ti.'las].
>>It means "midnight glass".
> Niceness. ::bein' the obsessive linguavore that I tend to try to be, I am
>now frikkin' curious how other NatLangs AND Conlangs name obsidian... and
>amber, opal, jade, etc..& how they say things like "opalescent" and
I don't have any of these yet, but I have a Tirèlhat word for "agate":