30 September 2005

hot is shaigo

shaigo = hot (Lhaesine pronunciation = SHAY-go) (some things Google found for "shaigo": someone's user name; someone's character name; name of various chow-chow show dogs; someone's middle name; means "valley" in Aradashean, an artificial language; a surname; I considered "chaigo" first, but in Google that was mainly a mispelling of "Chicago")

This word has been revised. The word for "hot" is now "chage". This posting is no longer current.

29 September 2005

chain is siriy

siriy = chain (Lhaesine pronunciation = SIH-rye) (some things Google found for "siriy": Galerie Siriy in Germany; perhaps a German first name; name of signmaking shop in Thrace Greece; perhaps an Arab and an Ukrainian last name; means "to lie down" in Quechua; to Russians "Siriy" may be a country, maybe Syria; pops up in cryptic to me Cyrillic documents)

This word has been revised. The word for "chain" is now "sirild". This posting is no longer current.

28 September 2005

cold is marol

marol = cold (Lhaesine pronunciation = MAH-rawl) (some things Google found for "marol": MAROL deals in marine equipment; place near Mumbai India; name of an Internet worm; a French and a Indian last name; something in Hungarian, something in Brazilian Portuguese, neither I could define; means "dance" in Vabungula, a constructed language)

This word has been slightly revised. The word for "cold" is now "marul". This posting is no longer current.

27 September 2005

mountain is riyace (revisited)

riyace = mountain (Lhaesine pronunciation = ri-YAYK) (some things Google found for "riyace": a rare term; someone's email user name; some fantasy gamer's character; to remind myself how my unposted rules say this "word" should be pronounced, I thought of mountain climbing that makes you "re-ache")

(Changed one letter in the "word", the 'c' was previously a 'v'. With a 'v', it seemed too much like "river" for my tastes.)

This word has been revised again. The new word for "mountain" is "rihas". This posting is no longer current.

26 September 2005

pretty is dore

dore = pretty (Lhaesine pronunciation = DOOR) (adjective) (some things Google found for "dore": a very common term; a last name; Gustave Doré [1832-83] was a French book illustrator; DORE Achievement Centers provide treatments for ADD, ADHD, dyspraxia and dyslexia; Dore Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in Herefordshire UK founded 1147; a first name; HOTEL DORE' in Milan Italy; Mont Dore (6184 ft) in France; means "which" in Japanese (Transliterated))

25 September 2005

steel is asenge

asenge = steel (Lhaesine pronunciation = AH-seeng) (some things Google found for "asenge": a rare term; Asenge is a song by Captain Kenterious; an African last name; a first name; a place in the Congo)

This word has been revised. The new Lhaesine word for "steel" is "achane". This posting is no longer current.

24 September 2005

enchanted is fexry

fexry = enchanted (Lhaesine pronunciation = FEX-ree) (some things found by Google for "fexry": a rare name, perhaps Hungarian; most hits in Google seemed to be pure gobbledygook, maybe spambot bait or trashed files?; inspired by a the name of a mainframe computer job)

This word has been revised. The word for "enchanted" is now "fexir". This posting is no longer current.

gold is aras (revisited)

aras = gold (Lhaesine pronunciation = AH-rahs) (noun, adjective) (metal) (some things Google found for "aras": a very common term; Aras Corp. deals in Product Development Solutions; ARAS is The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism; ARAS Foundation where ARAS is Acceptance, Respect, Affection, Support; ARAS rescue is Animal Rescue and Advisory Service in the UK; Radio ARAS is an Arabic Radio station; ARAS is Astronomical Ring for Access to Spectroscopy; name of an music CD by Curandero; there's an Aras Valley in northern Spain; river on international boundary between Armenia and Azerbaijan on the north and Turkey and Iran on the south; a last name; a first name; means "deer" in Sindarin, one of J.R.R. Tolkien's elven languages)

23 September 2005

ocean is ceris

ceris = ocean (Lhaeisne pronunciation = KEH-rihs) (some things Google found for "ceris": an uncommon term; CERIS is Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement in Canada; CERIS is Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems at Purdue University; CERIS is Centre Europeen de Recherches Internationales et Strategiques in Belgium; CERIS is Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies in Pittsburgh; CERIS is "Center for Religious Statistics and Social Concern" in Brazil; CERIS makes Identity cards in Eastern Europe; Ceris software develops games; a female first name)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "ocean" is now "celis". This posting is no longer current.

22 September 2005

mouse is zib

zib = mouse (ZIB) (ZIB is Zuse Institute Berlin; the Zib Group in Australia are Insurance Brokers; Zib Holdings is Zibula Investments Holdings (PTY) LTD. in South Africa; seems to be a Czech last name; Zib is Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungenzib in Austria which means Center for International Relations)

21 September 2005

dagger is teilfa

teilfa = dagger (Lhaesine pronunciation = TEELF-uh) (some things Google found for "teilfa": a rare term, only seems to occur in German; after translating a dozen German phrases with it in, my guess is that it means "partial" or "part of")

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "dagger" is now "tefe". This posting is no longer current.

20 September 2005

copper is reth

reth = copper (Lhaesine pronunciation = RETH) (some things Google found for "reth": a common term; a last name in German and in Hungarian; German surname can come from a word meaning 'wet land'; An Indian serial, Reth is the story of a young woman's fight to win back her honour after being gang raped - yikes!; a Cambodian man's first name, short for "Channareth"; in the Shilluk tongue, a dialect of West Africa, "reth" means "king")

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "copper" is now "roth". This posting is no longer current.

19 September 2005

binding is fasiwn

fasiwn = binding (Lhaesine pronunciation = fah-SIHWN) (I liked the look of this "word", I picked it from a list of undefined Welsh words; seems "ffasiwn" or "fasiwn" is fashion in Welsh ; perhaps inspired by "fasten", as I wanted a word starting with "fas", but also works because you "fashion or make something")

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "binding" is now "fasede". This posting is no longer current.

illusion is shilur

shilur = illusion (Lhaesine pronunciation = SHIL-uhr) (Some things Google found for "shilur": a rare term; a rare last name; something on a Chinese site; someone's in China's email name; first name of a NPC in EverQuest; something of interest, but not my inspiration, is the German name Schiller which means "play of colors" and is pronounced like 'shilur')

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "illusion" is now "shilar". This posting is no longer current.

18 September 2005

charm is glis

glis = charm (Lhaesine pronunciation = GLIHCE) (some things Google found for "glis": GLIS is Global Land Information System; Glis is a Ontario based company; GLIS stands for Gentoo Linux Install Script; GLISnet is Great Lakes Information Systems; Glis makes electronic music; Brig-Glis is a city in (the German part of) Switzerland; inspired by "glis glis" in Latin, which I liked the sheer look of, that happens to mean, of all things, 'edible dormouse', apparently Romans thought Glis glis were a delicacy, which is too weird not to use; Glis Glis are a big dormouse and resemble a small grey squirrel)

curse is nox

nox = curse (Lhaesine pronunciation = KNOCKS) (some things Google found for "nox": Nox is a medieval fantasy computer game; to the EPA, NOx is nitrogen oxides a common air pollutant; NOX is a Hungarian electronic folk music band in Eurovision Song Contest 2005; NoX is Northern Crossroads an affiliation in New England; Nox in Roman mythology was the personification of the night; Temple of NOX is a Satanic Organization, not good but actually works with my definition; "nox" is part of "noxious", but I first considered using "naix" or "naex" instead)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "curse" is now "naxe". This posting is no longer current.

17 September 2005

water is belur

belur = water (Lhaesine pronunciation = BEH-lur) (some things Google found for "belur": Belur, ancient capital of the Hoysala empire, is a town in Southern India that has some awesome temples; Belur Math is a religious abbey and shrines near Calcutta India; a first and last name, both likely Indian; Belur: The Dead God's World is a AD&D role-playing adventure milieu)

This word has been redone. The new word for "water" is "lor". This posting is no longer current.

The word "belur" has been redifined as "cattle".

16 September 2005

brown is gulfry

gulfry = brown (Lhaesine pronunciation = guhl-FREE) (a rare term in Google, there was a Union Pacific Denver-Gulfry Co. Railroad; GulfRy may be short for Gulf Railway; a last name of an Mr. W, an Australian ship cabin passenger in 1871)

This word has been slightly revised (thrice!). The Lhaesine word for "brown" is now "gufan". This posting is no longer current.

river is sone

sone = river (Lhaesine pronunciation = SONE, rhymes with bone) (SONE is the Nasdaq symbol for S1 Corp, aprovider of software for finance compnaies; SONE is Supporters of Nuclear Energy in UK; sone is a unit of perceived loudness; a Japanese last name than can mean 'ancestor'; SONE, or SON, is a river of central India - an interesting coincidence; SONE is Special Olympics Nebraska; Sone are a rock band from London)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "river" is now "sonde". This posting is no longer current.

15 September 2005

forest is laris

laris = forest (Lhaesine pronunciation = LAH-rihs) (some things Google found for "laris": an uncommon last name, from Basque in which "Lariz" is oak, an interesting sign that it's a good choice; LARIS is Landesrechts-Informationssystem Mecklenburg-Vorpommern; LARIS is Library and Related Information Services; there's a Laris Hostal in Madrid Spain; an Italian company making bathtub fixtures; a first name seemingly from various countries; Laris Limited Ukraine; a banknote currency in soviet Georgia)

This word has been revised. The word for "forest" is now "lahris". This posting is no longer current.

14 September 2005

wood is teng

teng = wood (Lhaesine pronunciation = TENG) (some things Google found for "teng": a common term; Teng is a company that provides design and construction management; Vienna Teng is a pop-folk singer, pianist, and songwriter; there's a company called Teng Tools; Teng is a Japanese folk hero; seems to be a fairly common Oriental last name, and sometimes a first name)

This word has been redone. I decided to not include the "ng" consonant combination in Lhaesine. The Lhaesine word for "wood" is now "helar". This posting is no longer current.

13 September 2005

dog is raud

raud = dog (Lhaesine pronunciation = ROWD) (some things Google found for "raud": a common term; last name of an Estonian painter, and many others probably also Estonian; "iron" in Estonian; oddly a misspelling of "fraud"; inspired by what dog's sound like, "bow wow" and "wroof")

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "dog" is now "raod". This posting is no longer current.

12 September 2005

ring is nuilar

nuilar = ring (Lhaesine prounciation = NOO-lar) (noun) (some things Google found for "nuilar": a rare term; a perhaps French last name; someone's email name; a letter combination in something called the Library of Babel)

This word has been revised. The new word for "ring" is "noula". This posting is no longer current.

11 September 2005

bronze is sral

sral = bronze (Lhaesine pronunciation = SRAL) (noun and adjective)(metal alloy) (some things Google found for "sral": an uncommon term; SRAL is The Finnish Amateur Radio League; SRAL is Schauspiel Regie Autoren Labor which is possibly German; SRAL XD is a point-to-point network connector by Siemens; SRAL is Sport Recreation and Active Living in New Brunswick Canada; I might use "sral" as common-name for a bronze coin)

Bronze is the term used for alloys of copper and tin.

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "bronze" is now "srale". This posting is no longer current.

10 September 2005

cat is meia

meia = cat (Lhaesine pronunciation = MEE-uh) (some things Google found for "meia": a very common term; means "stocking" or "half" in Portuguese perhaps depending on if there's an accent mark on the "e" or not; name of someone in Brazil's Siamese cat, with accent mark – a sign that this "word" was meant to be! ; MEIA is Manitoba Environmental Industries Association; inspired by meow, what cats say; I considered using "feia" instead but that unfortunately meant "ugly" in Portuguese)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "cat" is now "mehe". This posting is no longer current.

town is rine

rine = town (RINE, rhymes with wine) (a probably German last name; there was a North Rine-Westfalia state in Germany)

09 September 2005

moon is isra

isra = moon (Lhaesine pronunciation = IH-sruh) (some things Google found for "isra": a common term; ISRA is Illinois State Rifle Association; ISRA is International Star Riders Association; there's an Isra University in Pakistan; ISRA is International Society for Research on Aggression; ISRA is Islamic Studies and Research Association; ISRA is Illinois State Racquetball Association; ISRA is Industrial Site Recovery Act; ISRA is Islamic Relief Agency UK; ISRA is International Symposium on Robotics and Automation; Isra is an Arabic word referring to what Muslims regard as Muhammad's miraculous night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem; Isra Vision Systems; something in Russian; my inspiration is the feminine Arabic name Isra which means "nocturnal journey")

This word has been revised. The word for "moon" is now "isa". This posting is no longer current.

gray is laica

laica = gray (Lhaesine pronunciation = LAY-kuh) (adjective) (color) (some things Google found for "laica": a common term; an Italian brand of body care products; Laica Breeze is a Japanese rock band; means 'lay' in Spanish as apposed to "church" as in Universidad Laica; places in Boliva and Mozambique)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "gray" is now "lige". This posting is no longer current.

07 September 2005

mountain is riyave

riyave = mountain (Lhaesine pronunciation = RIH-yayv) (some things Google found for "riyave": a very rare term; something in German; something perhaps in Arabic)

This word has been revised. The new word for "mountain" is "rihas". This posting is no longer current.

06 September 2005

star is liiga

liiga = star (Lhaesine pronunciation = LIGH-guh) (noun) (some things Google found for "liiga": a common term; means "league" in Finnish; first name of a Latvian artist; means "too" in Estonian; Liiga Sport Wear in Finland)

This word has been redone. The word for "star" is now "avel". This posting is no longer current.

This word has been reused. It is now the Lhaesine word for the color "gray".

05 September 2005

hill is taset

taset = hill (Lhaesine pronunciation = TAH-seht) (noun) (some things Google found for "taset": a common term; Korean company Taesung Environmental Technology (TASET); Technically Advanced Smoke Estimation Tools (TASET); a rare last name; something in Estonian; a misspelling of "taste"; name of a city in Senegal)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "hill" is now "talt". This posting is no longer current.

This word has been reused and redefined as "mound".

04 September 2005

purple is soisha

soisha = purple (Lhaesine pronunciation = SOY-shuh) (adjective) (color) (some things Google found for "soisha": a misspelling of zoysia grass; a possibly an Indian first name; place in Bangladesh; my inspiration for this word is the name "Sasha")

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "purple" is now "toizas". This posting is no longer current.

03 September 2005

iron is harid

harid = iron (Lhaesine pronunciation = HAH-rid) (noun) (metal) (some things Google found for "harid": an uncommon term; Harid Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton FL; a possibly Turkish last name and a possibly Indian first name; HARID stands for Hotel and Restaurant Intolerance Directory; a fantasy game place name; someone's traveling swordsman character; places in Iran and Yemen)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "iron" is now "hiud". This posting is no longer current.

02 September 2005

gold is aris

aris = gold (Lhaesine pronunciation = AH-ris) (some things Google found for "aris": a very common term; ARIS is Architektur integrierter Informations Systems, a German business concept and related software; ARIS F.C. is a Greek Football club; Aris & Phillips is a UK publisher of Egyptology, Middle Eastern, and Hispanic Studies; ARIS is a Dutch company in Geographical Information Systems; a Greek first name, perhaps from Aristotle; a British last name; ARIS is The Anti-Racism Information Service; ARIS is American Religious Identification Survey)

arisy = golden (AHRIS-ee) (someone from India's user name; inspired by "arany" which is gold in Hungarian, and "aureus" which is golden in Latin)

These words have been revised. The word for "gold" is now "aras". This posting is no longer current.

silver is tisaet

tisaet = silver (Lhaesine pronunciation = TIH-sawt) (metal) (some things Google found for "tisaet": a rare term, both instances Google found seem there merely to fool spambots)

This word has been revised. The word for "silver" is now "tirsa". This posting is no longer current.

yellow is cinjule

cinjule = yellow (Lhaesine pronunciation = KIN-jool) (some things Google found for "cinjule"; an unique term; inspired by "cin" from "crocinus" which is yellow in Latin, "gul" which is yellow in Swedish, and "jaune" which is yellow in French)

This word has been redone. The Lhaesine word for "yellow" is now "pethas". This posting is no longer current.

green is zale

zale = green (Lhaesine pronunciation = ZAIL, rhymes with mail) (some things Google found for "zale": Zales jewelry; a first name and a last name; as a surname it’s Polish; inspired perhaps by "vale" and "valley")

This word has been revised. The word for "green" is now "daela". This posting is no longer current.

black is ferag

ferag = black (Lhaesine pronunciation = FEH-rag) (adjective) (color) (some things Google found for "ferag": an uncommon term; Ferag AG is a Switzerland based manufacturer of components and systems for mailrooms and printing industry, 1955 patent for Ferag conveyor for smearfree conveying of newspapers; ferag is chilled iron shot used for the production of heavy weight concrete; somewhat inspired by "fekete" which is black in Hungarian)

This word has been slightly revised. The word for "black" is now "ferhag".

This word has been revised again. The word for "black" is now "ferac". This posting is no longer current.

white is sahre

sahre = white (Lhaesine pronunciation = SAYHR) (adjective) (color) (some things Google found for "sahre": an uncommon term; a last name, probably German or French, notably New York designer Paul Sahre (pronounced "say-er"); someplace in New Britain; name of someone's fantasy anime character; "Sahre Fereng" is a place in Afghanistan elevation 9000+ ft; a misspelling of "share"; a geographic feature in Germany)

This word has been revised. The word for "white" is now "shaye". This posting is no longer current.

01 September 2005

red is chuer

chuer = red (Lhaesine pronunciation = CHUUR) (adjective) (color) (some things Google found for "chuer": an uncommon term; seems to mean "believe" in Thai; a user name; a last name that can be German or Swiss or Thai; a feminine first name in the far east; a masculine American Indian first name; chuer teal trees; CHUER stands for annual change of the unemployment rate in EU; Dahar el-Chuer is a place in Libya)

This word has been revised. The Lhaesine word for "red" is now "chur". This posting is no longer current.