06 January 2016

green is bereä (revisited)

bereä = green (color) (adjective) (Some things Google found for "berea": a common term; Berea College in Kentucky; Berea is the historic name of a city in northern Greece mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible which is the city now known as Veria; pen kits from Berea Hardwoods Co. of Ohio; Camp Berea in New Hampshire; Berea district of Lesotho; Berea is the name of places in Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, West Virgina, Nebraska, South Africa and Romania)

Word derivation for "green" :
Basque = berde, Finnish = vihreä
Miresua = bereä

My previous Miresua conlang word for green was virbe. This for me is a major change. I've decided to allow the EÄ (and also EA) vowel combination on the end of words that are adjectives.

The word green can be found four times in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This quote is from a song sung by the Mock Turtle.
"Beautiful Soup, so rich and green,
Waiting in a hot tureen!"

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