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May 12, 2015 (19:51)
I ask for help here once more. I found Early Qenya words for "spade"
. How to make them modern Quenya? Modern Quenya has
, "combination", and to confuse that with "spade" would be ... confusing for a reader.
comes from the Early Root SAPA "dig, excavate". The root for
is a s far as I know unknown. And further, I want a word for "mattock, hoe, pickaxe", so I thought of combining a modernized
"sown field". Would that make sense? Thanks on beforehand!
May 12, 2015 (20:45)
Isn't there a noun
? Or is my memory failing me.
Samoa sounds totally modern Quenya to me.
May 12, 2015 (20:54)
Yes, but is
very modern? *
And you did mean
May 12, 2015 (20:59)
Also, "vineyard" is needed. Or really, the thing one makes wine out of, i.e. "grape" or "vine", since "vineyard" is, I think, a compound with
as the second part.
seems to be the (prepared) drink, so *
seems quite weird.
May 12, 2015 (21:04)
how about rocco, ecco etc? All "modern" words.
Yes, I meant sampa.
May 12, 2015 (21:32)
Sorry for my ignorance.
, since EQ
, "wine" and
May 12, 2015 (21:44)
c'mon, don't apologise :-)
May 13, 2015 (12:00)
For 'grapevive' perhaps we should be looking at the attested word
'long trailing plant' (which grapevine is, after all), and use that in a compound (
May 13, 2015 (18:43)
I thought of that, but was unsure about the English semantics of "trailing".