2804Re: [romconlang] Re: What would be your suggestion s for a pure French word meaning 'fraternitÃ©e'?
- Feb 1 2:58 PM--- On Fri, 2/1/13, thomasruhm <thomas@...> wrote:
> A changed post would just not be what I wanted to write at first.Okay. I guess I don't understand why this is a problem. Especially if
what you write at first is not precisely what you had wanted to say! Why
not change it?
> People who read it changed would probably think, I did not change it atOr they might not even really consider it as an issue!
> 'Frèrne' was my quickly made up French version of 'fraternus'.Okay, I see! I don't know if fraternus survived into Romance or not, but
it looks as good as anything! Fraternel, clearly a bookish word, is the
> It might not have had the 'e' at the end. Well, the word 'moderne' hasI think -e is just the adjectival ending. Like in English, blond vs.
> an 'e', but it is possibly a loan.
blonde. One is masc. the other fem. (One of the few places we've kept
both, and both from French.)
> 'Frènté' would be easier to pronounce than 'frèrnté'. I wonder if oneThat's okay! I do that too, and I think most people do the same.
> could go so far as to spell it 'frenté'. The accent marks in both
> directions look funny. The result looks about as difficult to identify
> with 'frère' as 'fraternité' does. I did sometimes delete things and
> rewrite them, in this passage, because I had to think much and had wrong
> spellings too.
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