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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).

* I broke Linguifex. (I'm sorry!) Once it's working again, I'll update the links above.

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