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  • wakuran_wakaran
    OK, ic sculde géven én fo(/e)r-kláring(explanation) ov in welc sitatiónen(?) man sculde brúken just . Hír is info, fron www.dictionary.com just(A) adj.
    Message 1 of 94 , Jul 31, 2004
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      OK, ic sculde géven én fo(/e)r-kláring(explanation) ov in welc
      sitatiónen(?) man sculde brúken "just".

      Hír is info, fron www.dictionary.com

      1 Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions: a just ruler. S
      ee Synonyms at fair1.
      2 Consistent with what is morally right; righteous: a just cause.
      3 Properly due or merited: just deserts.
      4 Law. Valid within the law; lawful: just claims.
      5 Suitable or proper in nature; fitting: a just touch of solemnity.
      6 Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded: a just appraisal.

      1 Precisely; exactly: just enough salt.
      2 Only a moment ago: He just arrived.
      3 By a narrow margin; barely: just missed being hit; just caught the
      bus before it pulled away.
      4 At a little distance: just down the road.
      5 Merely; only: just a scratch.
      6 Simply; certainly: It's just beautiful!
      7 Perhaps; possibly: I just may go.

      Ic denk de definitiónen A1,(2?) und B1,2,(3,4?) is gúd in FS...
      Dei, óder lík definitiónen is brúket in holandisc und skandinávisc,
      so wíd/f(ae)r ic wít...
      Manig folk hír denk al-tú mycel(too much) in englisc, und set in
      (???) al-tú manig anglisismen, ic denk...
      Man sculde denken ov de betuiding/méning ov de wórden man brúk...

      Wel, wel...

      --- In folkspraak@yahoogroups.com, "wakuran_wakaran" <hakans@w...>
      > Dat was just/exakt wat ic ménede in min post...
      > (Óverig(otherwise), Ic mág/lík nict de idé tu brúken "just"
      > for "énlík/al(l)én" lík in englisc... Mág-wésen(maybe) al(l)én
      > wésen én gúd wórd, und of et sculde betuiden/ménen "only"
      > óder "alone" kunde wésen for/fer-stáet fron de inhold/kontext...)
      > --- In folkspraak@yahoogroups.com, "xipirho" <xipirho@r...> wrote:
      > > Ja, áber de problém du sprák op is nikt de hoft-sáklig én. De
      > hoftsáklig én is vat man du ven man háb tvo vorden dat is énlig
      > in dat én háb én '-e' op de end - de plúrál ov béd vuld is
      > >
      > > > God dag,
      > > > De pluralform ar ne en problem. If de vord ende mid en vokal,
      > just
      > > > stelle en -n. So vi have en hund, tva hunden, mar en sofa,
      > > > sofan, en foto, tva foton, en taksi, tva taksin, osv. Vi have
      > > > enig nod to bruke -en in alle vorden.
      > > > Erik
    • wakuran_wakaran
      OK, here is some info about rath from www.dictionary.com : rath Rath , Rathe Rathe , a. [AS. hr[ae][eth], hr[ae]d, quick, akin to OHG. hrad, Icel.
      Message 94 of 94 , Aug 3 8:54 AM
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        OK, here is some info about "rath" from www.dictionary.com :


        \Rath\, Rathe \Rathe\, a. [AS. hr[ae][eth], hr[ae]d, quick, akin to
        OHG. hrad, Icel. hra[eth]r.] Coming before others, or before the
        usual time; early. [Obs. or Poetic]

        Bring the rathe primrose that forsaken dies. --Milton.


        \Rath\, Rathe \Rathe\, adv. Early; soon; betimes. [Obs. or Poetic]

        Why rise ye up so rathe? --Chaucer.

        Too rathe cut off by practice criminal. --Spencer.

        Both definitions:
        Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA,

        Btw, I meant the adjective "even" in case you didn't understand...

        --- In folkspraak@yahoogroups.com, "wakuran_wakaran" <hakans@w...>
        > Hmmm, it seems to come from the same word as "rather", Old
        > german "rado", Proto-germanic "hra`ta-" or "hra`da"
        > from an old word meaning "quick" or "fast"...
        > Uhmm, "Even", no, not in english, not in FS, I'd say...
        > I don't really understand you, oh well...
        > --- In folkspraak@yahoogroups.com, "xipirho" <xipirho@r...> wrote:
        > > Hm, OK. Where's the 'rade' bit of 'gerade' from BTW? Oh,
        > and 'even' doesn't mean 'just' does it? Anyway, if lots of people
        > use 'just' that's fine. Thanks lots. R.
        > >
        > > > Hmmm, German. I think "gerade" and "eben" are common words.
        > > > "Gerade" means basically "straight", and "eben" "even "...
        > > >
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