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20181219

Lexember 19th: ‘stare; overlook’

ferwītna

/ferˈwiːt.nɑ/ v.st.1 trans. to stare at, to gawk at.
Via Middle and Old Valthungian from Griutungi ferwītan, cf. Gothic fairweitan, from ProtoGermanic ferweitaną.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:ferwītna

uvramútnan

/ˌuv.rɑˈmut.nɑn/ v.wk.2 trans. to overlook, to neglect, to forget about.
From Middle Valthungian uvrmutnon, from Old Valthungian uvarmutnōn, from Griutungi ufarmunnōn, cf. Gothic ufarmunnōn, from ProtoGermanic ufarmunnōną.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:uvramútnan

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Lexember 18th: ‘model, template’

avragarēsnas

/ˌɑv.rɑ.gɑˈrai̯s.nɑs/ n.st.f.i model, form, muse, original upon which something is designed or patterened.
From Middle Valthungian avrgarēfsns, from Old Valthungian avargarēhsns, from Griutuingi afargarēhsns, cf. Gothic *afargarēhsns, from ProtoGermanic *afargarēhsniz.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:avragarēsnas 

avramúns

/ˌɑv.rɑˈmuns/ n.st.m.i model, paradigm, prototype, template.
From Middle Valthungian avrmuns, from Old Valthungian avarmuns, from Griutuingi afarmuns, cf. Gothic *afarmuns, from ProtoGermanic *afarmuniz.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:avramúns 


While there is a lot of overlap between the semantic space of these two nouns, the main difference is that the former tends to deal with physical objects or people (e.g. a ‘model’ posing for a painting) while the latter is more conceptual (e.g. a ‘model’ for city planning).

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Lexember 17th: ‘French’

frankišk

/ˈfrɑŋk.iʃk/ adj.a French.
From Middle Valthungian frankišk, from Old Valthungian frankisks, Cf. Old High German frankisk.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:frankišk

frankiška

/ˈfrɑŋk.iʃ.kɑ/ n.wk.f.ōn French (language).
From Middle Valthungian frankiško, from Old Valthungian frankiskō.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:frankiška

rīks þiža franka

/riːks ˈθi.ʒɑ ˈfrɑŋ.kɑ/ n.st.m.i France.
From Middle Valthungian þiže Franke (sā) rīks (“Kingdom of the Franks,” cf. German Frankreich), from Old Valthungian þižē Frankē sā rīks.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:rīks_þiža_franka


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Lexember 16th: ‘cool, chilly’

kōls

/kau̯ls/ adj.i ‘cool, chilly’
Via Middle and Old Valthungian kōls from Griutungi kōls, from Proto-Germanic *kōliz.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:kōls


kœuli

/ˈkœy̑.li/ n.wk.f.īn coolness, chill.
Deadjectival noun from kōls, from Middle and Old Valthungian kœulī, from Griutungi kōlī, cf. unattested Gothic kōlei, from ProtoGermanic *kōlį̄.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:kœuli

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Lexember 15th: ‘suffer’

þulna

/ˈθul.nɑ/ v.wk.3 to suffer, to endure. (Used with the genitive, i.e. to suffer from.)
Via Middle and Old Valthungian from Griutungi þulan, cf. Gothic þulan, from ProtoGermanic þulāną.
* https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:þulna

þylins

/ˈθy.lins/ n.st.f.i suffering, enduring.
From the verb þulan. (Verbal nouns from non-class-1 weak verbs were assimilated to the weak i-stem ending – including any applicable umlaut – around the time of Middle Valthugian. We would normally expect **þulans here, from a theoretical Middle Valthungian **þulens, from an attested Old Valthungian þulǣns, from Griutungi þulǣns, cf. Gothic þulains, from ProtoGermanic *þulainiz.)
* https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:þylins


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Lexember 14th: ‘thunderstruck’

swēva þīfuns þrundnas

/ˈswai̯.va ˈθiːfuns ˈθrund.nɑs/ adj.a thunderstruck, amazed, astonished, bewildered.
A phrasal adjective (the word þrundnas is declined to agree with its noun or pronoun), this is literally the phrase “as though struck by thunder,” i.e. ‘thunderstruck’.
From swēva ‘as though’ (from swē ‘so, as, like’ and iva ‘if, whether’) and þifuns, genitive of þīfua ‘thunder’, and þrundnas, past participle of þrindna ‘to strike’.
* https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:swēva_þīfuns_þrundnas


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Lexember 13th: ‘fault, guilt, excuse’

iníla

/inˈi.lɑ/ n.wk.f.ōn excuse, reason.
From Middle Valthungian inilo, from Old Valthungian and Griutungi inilō, cf. Gothic inilō, from ProtoGermanic *inilǭ.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:iníla


diskýlpin

/disˈkyl.pin/ v.wk.1ija to excuse, to exculpate.
From dis- ‘apart from’ and kulpa ‘guilt’.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:diskýlpin


diskýlpi

/disˈkyl.pi/ n.wk.f.īn excuse, extenuating reason.
From the verb diskýlpin.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:diskýlpi


kulpa

/ˈkul.pɑ/ n.st.f.ō guilt, responsibility, wrong.
From Middle Valthungian kulpa, from Latin culpa ‘guilt’.
Syn: ferina
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:kulpa


ferina

/ˈfe̞.ri.nɑ/ n.st.f.ō fault, responsibility, culpability.
Via Middle and Old Valthungian from Griutungi ferina, cf. Gothic fairina; further etymololgy questionable, possibly from ProtoGermanic *ferinō.
Syn: kulpa
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:ferina


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Lexember 12th: ‘dedicate, dedication’

ustǣknin

/usˈte̞ːk.nin/ v.wk.1ija (ditransitive) to dedicate (something) to (someone).
From Middle Valthungian ustǣknjen, from Old Valthungian ustǣknjan, from Griutungi ustǣknjan, cf. Gothic ustaiknjan, from ProtoGermanic uztaiknijaną.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:ustǣknin

ustǣknins

/usˈte̞ːk.nins/ n.st.f.i dedication, public honoring.
From verb ustǣknin.
*https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:ustǣknins


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20181212

Lexember 11th: ‘to entertain’

Fraugahálðan

/ˈfrau̯ɡɑˌhɑlðɑn/ v.st.7 trns. to entertain.

From frǭs ‘happy, glad’ (via Middle and Old Valthungian from Griutungi frǭs; cf. Gothic fraus, from ProtoGermanic frawaz), and halðan ‘to keep’ (via Middle and Old Valthungian halðan from Griutungi haldan, cf. Gothic haldan, from ProtoGermanic haldaną).

https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:fraugahálðan

Lexember 10th: ‘lightbulb’

Ljūðatungla 

/ˈljuːðɑˌtuŋɡlɑ/ n.st.n.a lightbulb.

From ljūþ ‘light’ (doublet of ljuguþ, via Middle Valthungian from Old Valthungian ljuhþ, ljuhaþ, from Griutungi liuhaþ; cf. Gothic liuhaþ; relationship to ProtoGermanic leuhtą uncertain), and tungla ‘planet, orb, sphere’ (via Middle and Old Valthungian and Griutungi tungl, cf. Gothic tuggl, from ProtoGermanic tunglą). We might expect -hwerb here (‘sphere, orb’ in the geometrical sense) instead of -tungla (which usually refers to stellar phenomena – “the heavenly spheres,” if you will), but this refers more to their ability to emit light than to their shape.

https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:ljūðatungla

20181209

Lexember 9th: ‘to conceal, secret, secrecy’

Today’s and tomorrow’s entries will deal with one method of derivation of nouns and verbs from adjectives using “i-stems”.

Anlœ̄gnin

/ɑnˈlø̞ɡ.nin/ v.wk.1ija trns.

to conceal, to hide, to secrete.

From Middle Valthungian anlœ̄gnjen, from Old Valthungian anlœ̄gnjan, from Griutungi analǭgnjan, cf. Gothic *analaugnjan, from ProtoGermanic *ana-laugnijaną.


Anlœ̄gni

/ɑnˈlø̞ɡ.ni/ n.st.f.į̄

secrecy, concealment.

From Middle Valthungian anlœ̄gnī, from Old Valthungian anlœ̄gnī, from Griutungi analǭgnī, cf. Gothic *analaugnei, from ProtoGermanic *ana-laugnį̄.


Anlǭgnas

/ɑnˈlo̞ːɡ.nɑs/ adj.i

secret, concealed, clandestine.

From Middle Valthungian anlǭgns, from Old Valthungian anlǭgns, from Griutungi analǭgns, cf. Gothic analaugns, from ProtoGermanic *ana-laugniz.


Anlǭgnive

/ɑnˈlo̞ːɡ.ni.ve̞/ adv.

secretly, clandestinely.

From Middle Valthungian anlǭgnivi, from Old Valthungian anlǭgnivi, from Griutungi analǭgnibi, cf. Gothic analaugniba, from ProtoGermanic *ana-laugnibi.

20181208

Lexember 8th: ‘to blink; to cause to blink’

blinkna

/ˈbliŋk.nɑ/ v.st.3 intr. to blink, to flash, to flicker.

From Middle Valthungian blinkn, from Griutungi blinkan, cf. Gothic *bligkan, from ProtoGermanic blenkaną.


blenčin

/ˈble̞n.ʧin/ v.wk.1ija trns. to blink, to flash, to flicker.

From Middle Valthungian blenkšjen, from Old Valthungian blenkjan, from Griutungi blankjan, cf. Gothic *blagkjan, from ProtoGermanic *blankijaną.



The main difference between these two terms is that the first is intransitive, while the second is transitive (or, more specifically, causative). E.g.:

blinkna: Þ·ōgana þis ǧužis blunkun
‘The creature’s eyes blinked.’

blenčin: Þat ǧus blankiða is ǭgana. 
‘The creature blinked its eyes.’

20181207

Lexember 7th: ‘extraordinary’

Ūtaðramǣns

/ˌuːtɑ.ðrɑˈme̞ːns/ adj.i extraordinary, unexpected, outside the normal; irregular, abnormal.

From ūtaðra ‘extra, outside’ (from Middle Valthungian ūtaðro, from Old Valthungian ūtaðrō, from Griutungi ūtaþrō, cf. Gothic ūtaþrō, from ProtoGermanic ūtaiþrô) and mǣns ‘common, regular, normal’ (from Middle and Old Valthungian mǣns, from Griutungi mǣns, cf. Gothic mains, from ProtoGermanic mainiz).

https://linguifex.com/wiki/Contionary:ūtaðramǣns

Sī ǣfta þō swinþi ūtaðramǣna fōn miþiža gahugiða sīnan a tenǧin.
‘She had the extraordinary ability to start fires with her mind.’