Food! Always important.
We already have belenuza, potato-parsnip (or earth-apple) and Lok, meal.
The first grain found by and eventually cultivated by the proto-Calenyena was barley: toppot, /tōp ‘pōt/ a word whose origins are lost in time. Later came wheat, tuz, /təz/ originally toppot-tuz. Tuz is a word that meant pale and can still be found in the word datuz, meaning “an unhappy surprise;” a pale-making.
Rice was borrowed from the proto-Arrans, the west-coast people, along with the name, corbin –> korbin
The long-grained black rice-like grain that was found on Reiassan was called Reiassannon’s Rice, voRiesa korbin.
And if you’ve noticed I slid in a possessive, you’d be correct.
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