189261Re: Honeymoons (and other conlang related wedding stuff)
- Jul 1, 2012
> Congratulations! I got married on the 8th and returned on the 15th. It
> is most pleasant.
>Thanks! And congratulations to you as well, Logan!
Similarly, the "conculture" of Mev Pailom is me and my now-wife, but I
> also completely missed out on creating an expression for "honeymoon".Yeah, wedding stuff did the exact same thing to us.... It's a busy time.
> I suppose because it didn't really seem particularly necessary. We
> just kind of went on a trip and talked about the things that we were
> doing on the trip without actually giving the whole time period a
> Actually, the development of the language as a whole has been
> unexpectedly stalled; I was hoping we'd have more time to work on it
> once wedding stuff was over with, but real life seems to have had
> other plans and we fell out of using it for casual conversation.
Gwr marriages are more like ours, always M+F, and they have a honeymoon
> period called _jung (lo) tèy (hi-falling)_ [dZuN tæj] 'sweet month'. TheInteresting! Is the honeymoon period a month long? That sounds pretty
> couple will usually be acquainted, but definitely not sexually intimate.
> They avoid weddings in the winter, because of the cold and difficult
> travel, but wealthy people might go south to one of the Kash nations where
> it would be warm. In the summer, the couple might go to the mountains. I
> don't think there's an equivalent of Niagara Falls :-)))
> Prevli marriages, unlike the Kash, are mostly religious, carried out by a
> shaman, and are M+F.The couple may or may not be acquainted (arranged
> marriages were once the rule, but are less common now) and probably not
> sexually intimate. They might go to one of the larger Kash town nearby, or
> many just go camp out in the forest for a while. Although they've had very
> little contact with the Gwr, they use the same term: shurak yulkü 'month
nice to me... :)
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