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Word of the Day 2/4 – mort

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adj. dead, dying, losing or having lost one’s life. Derivations mard death mert to die Synonyms molt expired Antonyms rus alive Notes (OOC) mort is one of a few words that were unconsciously borrowed from an Earthly language, in this case Latin. I left it in because, with Suvile’s processes of ablaut and agglutination, random […]

Word of the Day 1/29 – xawt

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n. the head, a human head; the top, front, lead part. Examples tsetab ino xawtrean. He hit me on the head. gemlud xawt’r rapade. Go to the front of the line. Derivations vorxot forehead Notes (OOC) In compounds, some Suvile words change form. xawt is one example, with the diphthong aw becoming o when used […]

Word of the Day 1/18 – vyun

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v. to see; to look at; to perceive. Examples vyun ar lan! I see you! emanam nevyuni! Don’t look at me like that! Derivations vawn the sense of sight; perception, awareness vun seeing; perceptive, aware vyand an onlooker vyandet an audience Notes The target of vyun is always in the accusative case, even though the […]

Word of the Day 1/14 – eveyi

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/ɛvɛˈji/ v. to relieve, put at ease. Examples eveyiyab aran esh ilenan vyunrab. I was relieved when I saw her. Derivations eveya relief, ease eveyu relieved, at ease Notes (OOC) eveyi shows quite possibly the most complex part of Suvile phonology: the cluster /ɛjijɑ/ (or /ɛjiju/), which appears when a tense marker is added. This […]

Word of the Day 1/13 – exes

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/ɛ’xɛs/ v. to hurt, feel pain, be the victim of hurt or pain. Derivations exaz pain, in general exos pained, hurt Related Terms aenxes to hurt, injure, cause pain Notes exes, and its derivations, refer most often to physical pain, as opposed to emotional trauma. These terms are also more oriented toward the object of […]