Re: Some Mujai Idioms
|From:||Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 9, 2001, 6:08|
On Sat, 8 Dec 2001, Matthew Pearson wrote:
> --- You wrote:
> hanggur fukra
> To give obsidian
> To be very successful.
> --- end of quote ---
> 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".
Ooooh. I love that derivation. I might take the derviation as a poetic
kenning in Mujai, once I have a word for "midnight" -- or "glass."
Prurio modo viri qui in arbore pilosa est.