29 November 2011

rough is brult

brult = rough (Lhaesine pronunciation = BRUHLT) (adjective) (some things Google found for "brult": an uncommon term; a rare last name; Brult School (historical) in northeast Wisconsin; in the Star Wars universe Brult Kiais was a Muun who lived during the time of the Galactic Civil War; in Dutch several conjugations of the verb "to roar")

25 November 2011

mattress is tarepe

tarepe = mattress (Lhaesine pronunciation = TAH-reep) (noun) (some things Google found for "tarepe": an uncommon to rare term; a rare last name that can be Filipino; Tarepe stream in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand; El Tarepe is a place in the state of Michoacan in Mexico)

I admit that mattress is a somewhat odd word to define. This is a word that appears in a paragraph I'm attempting to translate to Lhaesine.

21 November 2011

dawn is zifa

zifa = dawn (Lhaesine pronunciation = ZIH-fuh) (noun) (some things Google found for "zifa": an uncommon term; Zifa or ZFA is an acronym for Zimbabwe Football Association; ZIFA is an acronym for Zachman Institute for Framework Advancement; an unusual feminine first name that can be Bosnian or a unusual masculine first name that can be African; Zifa is a modern African pop music artist; a rare last name; name of places in Malawi)

17 November 2011

the (singular) is se (revisited)

se = the (Lhaesine pronunciation = seh) (definite article singular) (some things Google found for "se": a very common term; .se is the Internet country code for Sweden; "per se" is a Latin phrase meaning "in itself"; SE is the compass point midway between south and east; Se is the symbol for chemical element Selenium; a last name; means all reflexive pronouns in Czech and Serbo-Croatian; means "see" in Danish; means "if" in Esperanto; means pronoun "it" in Finnish; means third-person reflexive and reciprocal pronouns in French, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish and Interlingua; means "neither" in Hungarian; means "if; whether; if only" in Italian; means "the; that, those; he, it, that" in Old English; means "to see" in Swedish; Sé is the name of a town in Hungary; Sè is the name of a places in Benin)

My previous Lhaesine word for "the" was "sa". I redefined "sa" as word for "the (plural)".

13 November 2011

dream is solun (revisited)

solun = dream (Lhaesine pronunciation = SAW-luhn) (noun) (some things Google found for "solun": a common term; name for the city of Thessaloniki in several South Slavic languages; a rare last name; a rare first name; Solun Road in Indianapolis; user names; Solun Fashion of Garland, Texas; Solun - The Pocket Planetarium astronomy software; name of a city in the Inner Mongolia region of China; name of a place in Bosnia & Herzegovina)

My previous Lhaesine word for "dream" was "saeln". This is a small change.

09 November 2011

but is sha

sha = but (Lhaesine pronunciation = SHUH) (conjunction, preposition, adverb) (some things Google found for "sha": a very common term; SHA is an acronym for Secure Hash Algorithm in cryptography; a last name; an uncommon feminine first name; user names; SHA is the IATA airport code for Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport; Sha Na Na is an American 50s-style rock and roll group; sha (Ш, ш) is a letter of the Cyrillic alphabet roughly equivalent to sh in English; Tsim Sha Tsui is an area in Kowloon, Hong Kong; Sha Tin district in the New Territories, Hong Kong; name of places in Pakistan, Rwanda, Cyprus and Congo)

05 November 2011

whole is etola

etola = whole (Lhaesine pronunciation = eh-TAW-luh) (adjective) (somethings Google found for "etola": an uncomon term; Etola Group is a Finnish industrial products and supplies conglomerate; an unusual generally feminine first name; a rare last name; user names; Etola Studio Inc in the Chicago area; means "stole (ladies shawl)" in Polish; name of a places in Finland and Tennessee)

This is a word that I considered, then rejected, for Miresua, my Basque-Finnish inspired conlang. Not all Miresua words work in Lhaesine because of differing rules.

01 November 2011

large is saeth

saeth = large (Lhaesine pronunciation = SAAWTH) (adjective) (some things Google found for "saeth": an uncommon term; an unusual last name; user names; Saeth (or Sæth) is name of an unsigned rock band; an unusual feminine first name of Welsh origin in which the "ae" is likely pronounced like "eye"; Saeth’s Roleplaying Guides; name of several gaming characters; means "arrow, dart" in Welsh; Bryn Saeth (Hill of the Arrow) is the name of a place in Wales)

I already have a Lhaesine word defined for big. I know that I may not truly need a word for large. Big and large are nearly interchangable in meaning.