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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.’

20181206

Lexember 6th: ‘surprise’

Usfílmi

/usˈfil.mi/ n.wk.f.į̄ surprise, amazement, bewilderment, shock, astonishment.

From Griutungi usfilmī, cf. Gothic usfilmei, from ProtoGermanic uz- ‘out’ and felmį̄ ‘awe’.

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

Þī frisǣtistu þ·ōsfílmin mīna þenis þrǭ!
‘So imagine my surprise when it exploded!’

Lexember 5th: ‘ship-wreck’

Skiparjuri


/ˈski.pɑˌrɛu̯.ri/ n.wk.f.į̄ ship-wreck.

From skip ‘ship’ (from Griutungi skip, cf. Gothic skip, from ProtoGermanic skipą) and rjuri ‘wreck, disaster, ruin’ (from Old Valthungian rjurī, from Griutungi riurī, cf. Gothic riurei, from ProtoGermanic reurį̄).

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

Itma nī wēsun n·īna uvralibins hun þižas skiparjurinis.
‘There were no survivors from the ship-wreck.’ 

Lexember 4th: ‘imagine’

Frisǣčin


/friˈseːʧin/ v.wk.1ija to imagine, to visualize, to picture.

From Middle Valthungian frisǣtjen, from Old Valthungian frisehtjan, from Griutungi frisahtjan, cf. Gothic frisahtjan; earlier etymology uncertain.

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

Frisǣti hita: Sičilia, jēr njuntǣn hunda twǣtiǧiþrīja…
‘Picture it: Sicily, 1923…’

20181204

Lexember 3rd: ‘roll of coins’

Skātawálua


/ˈskɑːtɑˌwɑl.u.ɑ/ n.wk.f.wōn roll of coins.

From skāts ‘coin’ (via Middle Valthungian, from Old Valthungian and Griutungi skatts, cf. Gothic skatts, from ProtoGermanic skattaz) and walua ‘roll’ (from Middle Valthungian walwo, from Old Valthungian and Griutungi walwō, cf. Gothic *walwō, Latin volvō, from ProtoGermanic *walwǭ).

20181202

Lexember 2nd: ‘desert’

Œ̄ðis


/ˈø̞.ðis/ n.st.m.ija desert, arid region; wasteland, barren place.

From Middle and Old Valthungian œ̄ðīs, from Griutungi ǭþīs; cf. Gothic auþeis, from ProtoGermanic auþijaz).

20181201

Lexember 1st: ‘motor’, ‘mechanic’

Weǧins


/ˈwe.ʤins/ n.st.f.i motor, engine.

From weǧin ‘to cause to move’ (Middle Valthungian wegžjen, from Old Valthungian wegjan, from Griutungi wagjan; cf. Gothic wagjan, from ProtoGermanic wagjaną) and deverbial suffix -ins (Middle and Old Valthungian -īns, from Griutungi -īns; cf. Gothic -eins, from ProtoGermanic -īniz).

Weǧiris

/ˈwe.ʤi.ris/ n.st.m.ija mechanic, machinist. One who builds or repairs engines. 

From weǧin ‘to cause to move’ (Middle Valthungian wegžjen, from Old Valthungian wegjan, from Griutungi wagjan; cf. Gothic wagjan, from ProtoGermanic wagjaną) and agentive suffix -iris, -aris (Middle Valthungian -(j)arīs, from Old Valthungian -(j)ārīs, from Griutungi -(j)ārīs; cf. Gothic -(j)āreis, from Latin -ārius).

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