A tweet from the #Lexember founder tells me this began about everyday objects.
For the Cālenyen(*), their most everyday objects would center around their goats, which is part of what people were requesting anyway. So win.
gōzh (rhymes with loge: a saddle, any saddle.
gōzakāb Orig. “big saddle;” a campaigning saddle, similar to a Western trail saddle.
gōzyup Org. “little saddle;” a bareback pad for very fast riding.
(*) I’ve changed this several times. This is the current spelling.
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First, vis ysabetwordsmith, This blog post about names.
There was quite a bit of thinking about names this weekend, as Rion-who-calls-me-Lyn was visiting. 🙂
Names have power. Choosing your own has quite a bit of strength.
I should write a piece about someone being forcefully renamed.
Via haikujaguar, I hear there’s this thing called #Lexember.
I will be creating a word a day (2/day today and tomorrow) for the language in the Rin & Girey story.
What sort of words would you like to hear? What sort of cultural tidbits would you like to see along with them?
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