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All posts by Zulfahdon

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December 1, 2015 Indeed. Yes, I can imagine that there would be some boring, primary-world explanation. ;-) It's ... The Dragon rune digraphs
November 30, 2015 (I tried writing SH and TH below with the actual dragon runes using square brackets, but for some re... The Dragon rune digraphs
November 27, 2015 FreymulaarHerregud, Zulfahdon, that's beautiful.I should really hurry up, too.*blush* Thank you!... Sovngarde community cover
November 27, 2015 I here submit three recordings of the melody...Zulfahdon 1Zulfahdon 2Zulfahdon 3I mess up the text i... Sovngarde community cover
November 25, 2015 Another good source for the the in-game books is The Imperial Library, where they are sorted by game... About Skyrim's books...
November 18, 2015 In the dictionary is given the word unslaad 'unending', and this word is confirmed in the wo... Unlaad?
November 18, 2015 This is such a great idea, and I'd love to be part of it. At the moment I'm down with a cold... Sovngarde community cover
November 5, 2015 That might also connect lum to luv ‘tear’ and lun ‘leech’ through a root mea... An etymological wordlist
November 5, 2015 Thanks, that sounds reasonable! I had noted the shared element in lumnaar and naar but not come up w... An etymological wordlist
November 5, 2015 paarthurnaxSomething to consider is that syllables must end in ah rather than aa, so ... An etymological wordlist
November 4, 2015 Interesting idea! However, it's difficult to see exactly how the words might be related, given t... An etymological wordlist
November 3, 2015 Indeed; and it gives us another tool in our “toolbox” of derivational mechanisms. We mig... An etymological wordlist
November 2, 2015 I agree with you. Our research should be based on the language itself. Otherwise our subject becomes... An etymological wordlist
November 2, 2015 Yes, I see now that “Some Similar Words ...” is up again – that’s great! Let... Lost Library tomes?
November 2, 2015 Yesss... I think you'll agree that we don't need to try and shoe-horn lok into the origin of... An etymological wordlist
November 2, 2015 Thank you! A connection between zaam and zol certainly seems very likely. At first I was hesitant to... An etymological wordlist
October 30, 2015 I have uploaded my working "etymological dictionary", such as it is, to Google docs for al... An etymological wordlist
October 30, 2015 Yes, that makes sense. I agree with your conclusion. An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 30, 2015 But it was never a matter of comparing "z" of sizaan to the second "s" of ensosi... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 29, 2015 I have been considering that stress patterns might explain the difference ensosin / sizaan. However ... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 29, 2015 I like that idea, it makes a lot of sense. Si(n)- might then be a participe or adjective prefix. It ... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 24, 2015 I just added to the top post a list of all derivational affixes in the corpus that are easily analys... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 24, 2015 Oh, all right then. :) An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 24, 2015 paarthurnaxNo actual source, but I think it's the most straightforward conclusion given laa... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 24, 2015 rah/raan: interesting! I have myself associated rah with rahg 'rage' and the root seen in re... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 24, 2015 Nox, pah! I'm glad you find this useful. Also, I'm sorry for any trouble I've caused for... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 23, 2015 Since there appears to have been little done on the subject of etymological analysis, I've decid... An etymological survey of Dovahzul
October 14, 2015 Very interesting indeed! Are we perhaps to infer that Oblivion is actually a genuine Dovahzuhl word ... The Dovahzul word "Oblivion"
October 14, 2015 This post has been deleted. Word Revision Thread
October 14, 2015 While translating the dictionary to Swedish I came across the word Oblivion, translated "Oblivi... The Dovahzul word "Oblivion"
October 14, 2015 @paarthurnax, thank you! Good examples all of them.~Zul Discussion on etymology?
October 13, 2015 It seems to me what you are describing is essentially the concept of semantic spans. It is no secret... Discussion on etymology?
October 13, 2015 Here are some roots that appear to exhibit vowel variation:e/u:DRE 'do'Dreh (verb) Do / Does... Discussion on etymology?
October 12, 2015 I would be happy to further discuss the etymology of nivahriin. Unfortunately I'm not sure if an... Discussion on etymology?
October 12, 2015 Thanks, paarthurnax, I'll be sure to read that piece on stress!I do not think that nikriin and n... Discussion on etymology?
October 12, 2015 Based on the above speculations, we may note a number of derivational patterns:Verbs:-s – nis ... Discussion on etymology?
October 12, 2015 @paarthurnax, I agree that judging by phonology alone, Occam's razor strongly suggests that niva... Discussion on etymology?
October 11, 2015 Having considered vahriin 'sworn', I would like to postulate another root:KRI, roughly '... Discussion on etymology?
October 11, 2015 paarthurnax"Nivahriin" most likely comes from "Vahriin," literally meaning somet... Discussion on etymology?
October 11, 2015 [email protected], if you check the dictionary entries, you'll see many note regarding etymo... Discussion on etymology?
October 10, 2015 FreymulaarIn fact, you can use the Search function even without specifying a word to find. Simply de... Filter the dictionary by word class?
October 10, 2015 Freymulaar, nox (yes, I'm still looking these things up) for a thorough and interesting reply. I... Discussion on etymology?
October 10, 2015 I'm new to Thuum.org, so krosis if I ask something obvious. Has there been any studies or discus... Discussion on etymology?
October 10, 2015 Hello,(I asked this question as an aside in my introduction over at The Hearth, but it's probabl... Lost Library tomes?
October 10, 2015 I would like to see a new feature in the dictionary: the option to filter the shown words so that on... Filter the dictionary by word class?
October 9, 2015 Hello!I’m new to Dovahzul studies but a big fan of The Elder Scrolls and languages – par... Introductions