03 January 2008

healthy is litena

litena = healthy (Lhaesine pronunciation = lih-TEH-nuh) (adjective) (some things Google found for "litena": an uncommon to rare term; user names; LITENA, UAB is a Lithuanian textile company; Litena Farm SRL in Romania; a misspelling, perhaps deliberately, of "retina" or retin-A"; a rare feminine first name)

This is another word that I've recycled from my other unrelated conlang, Miresua. Litena previously meant "tin", the metal, in Miresua. It's nearly impossible for me to reuse changed words within Miresua, because words in Miresua are built from the lettters found in the Basque and Finnish words. Fortunately for me litena also worked in Lhaesine. I have rules for what is allowed in Lhaesine, but most are unwritten.

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