noun; plural noun rookte, rookbe, rookne
Family group, tribe.
Collective plural Rookbe is a convocation of all the tribes in an area.
noun; plural noun kozhete, kozhebe, kozhene
When two like things intersect or encounter each other.
Profitable, with gain
To go, in the sense of travel
All right, if you put these words together, you get two sorts of meetings of two tribes: peaceful and violent, kozhrooklel, kozhrookgut.
From kozhrooklel and -laizh we get the idea of trading, a profitable pleasant meeting: kozhrooklellaizh, which over time became kozellaiz, trade.
From Kozellaiz and tap came tapkozhzellaizh, Go to trade, which became tapzellaizh and from that, over a long time, came tappaizh /tap ‘īzh/, from “go to a peaceful, profitable gathering of tribes” to “road”, the thing on which you go to those tribes.
(And all this because anke wanted words for giving or getting directions…)
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