Re: [clicks &] * creating words*
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 21, 2002, 7:05|
What's Techoslang? From your examples below, it looks like Tech with
anglicized spelling... ?
Danny Wier wrote:
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> > Indeed, I am thinking of a word for this.
> > "That hollow feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you're
> > something, have done something wrong, and somehow know you can't reverse
> > it."
> > I really wish I had a word for that.
>I wish I had a word for a lot of things. (Remember Sniglets?) That's one of
>the main reasons I'm creating Tech; it's to express in one or two words
>you can't express in English or Latin without using a complex expression.
>Greek (particularly New Testament koine) has a lot of words to express
>various nuances of meaning on a single topic, such as the three words for
>So far, I have the following, all borrowed from Proto-Semitic:
>na:s^ = mankind, the common man, the "average Joe/Jane", "you" as in
>"flattery will get you nowhere", French _on_: Techoslang "nash"
>dZak_ar = man (male), guy, fellow, "one of the guys", typical "red-blooded
>American male", man's man, good ol' boy: Techoslang "jakher" or "jacker"
>*Note: k_ = [x]; likewise p_ = [f], b_ = [v], m_ = [v~ or m-tail] t_ = [T],
>d_ = [d], g_ = [gamma]
>untS = woman, wife, "old lady", especially a stereotypical nagging wife who
>always saves her husband's ass: Techoslang "untch"
>ab_ = father, mentor, patriarch, fatherly leader, older male lover (not
>necessarily in gay relationships), a man who's a pillar of strength in a
>group, pastor/priest/rabbi, "old soul", a young man who's wise and mature
>for his age: Techoslang "av"
>umm = mother, matriarch, nurturing type of person, teacher esp. of morals,
>disciplinarian, "mother hen", a young woman who's always taking care of
>children and animals: Techoslang "umm"
>h~am_ (C~ = emphatic) = father-in-law, vigilant protector, overprotective
>father or other authority figure, paranoid type, the old man who sits on
>porch with loaded shotgun in hand waiting for someone to trod upon his
>property: Techoslang "hav" or "harve"
>I'm really brainstorming right now, and I got words that aren't connected
>with familial relationships.
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