Word of the Day 2/27 – rodaem

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rodaem (rodæm)

n. rust, corrosion, the result of an oxidizing process.


peleni irodaeman dhulraceso.
Clean the rust from your weapons.


rodem to rust, corrode
rodom rusted, corroded


rodaem (rodæm) is in some way derived from roja, “red”, but the etymology is obscure.

Notes (OOC)

Suzhoni science knows of rust and corrosion as chemical processes, though they use the old, military-derived, term for rust, even when referring to oxidized metals other than iron.