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spanick wrote: 16 Feb 2020 02:18
Void wrote: 16 Feb 2020 00:25 Nice. Both the Gothic fon and azga gave it away.

Next: smirrhâ [ˈsmɪr̥ːaː]
Is it a verb?
It is not.
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Is it a noun?
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shimobaatar wrote: 19 Feb 2020 19:50 Is it a noun?
It is indeed a noun. A hint: it is a neuter noun.
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Did it begin with *sm- in Proto-Germanic?
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Butter or grease?
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shimobaatar wrote: 22 Feb 2020 15:25 Did it begin with *sm- in Proto-Germanic?
Yes.
spanick wrote: 22 Feb 2020 16:00 Butter or grease?
No, but you're on the correct path.
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Is it descended from an a-stem noun in Proto-Germanic?
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Is it edible? Or is it just something that can be smeared like ointment or lotion?
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shimobaatar wrote: 25 Feb 2020 18:14 Is it descended from an a-stem noun in Proto-Germanic?
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spanick wrote: 25 Feb 2020 19:23 Is it edible? Or is it just something that can be smeared like ointment or lotion?
the latter, but i guess it could be the former
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Is it from *smirwislą?
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shimobaatar wrote: 26 Feb 2020 12:10 Is it from *smirwislą?
You are correct.
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Void wrote: 26 Feb 2020 17:19
shimobaatar wrote: 26 Feb 2020 12:10 Is it from *smirwislą?
You are correct.
Is the meaning roughly the same?
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shimobaatar wrote: 26 Feb 2020 19:38
Void wrote: 26 Feb 2020 17:19
shimobaatar wrote: 26 Feb 2020 12:10 Is it from *smirwislą?
You are correct.
Is the meaning roughly the same?
[tick] [tick]
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Just to be safe, is there anything left to figure out?
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Many apologies, I should've made it clearer; it's all yours.
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Void wrote: 02 Mar 2020 19:11 Many apologies, I should've made it clearer; it's all yours.
Oh, no worries! I was pretty sure, but I didn't want to jump to conclusions, so I thought I'd ask.

I'll try to have something new soon.
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Barmish is not a Germanic lang, not even Indo-European, but it has a fair amount of loanwords derived from either Old Norse or Proto-Germanic.

Guess the word: lothro [ˈlɔθɽɔ]

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Spoiler:
Take note that Barmish has gender-dependent vowel harmony.
A few years, I posted about Bløjhvåtterskyll. That's Barmish nowadays, and it's quite different from back then.
:nld: :mrgreen: | :eng: [:D] | :deu: [:D] | :fra: [:P] | :ell: [:$] | :nor: [:$]
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The person who posts the next word is usually the one who guessed the previous one correctly.
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Okay, I'm sorry. Take your time, shimo [:D]
A few years, I posted about Bløjhvåtterskyll. That's Barmish nowadays, and it's quite different from back then.
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