High Eolic word of the day: hursen

hursen (noun): high, tall, prominent.

lecá yallándut capápam hursend-alut
and.so hero.DEF fight.PERF.TRANS highest.ACC.DEF
“and then the hero fought the highest man [among them]”

The word hursen is used to mark entities of exceptional or prominent height in comparison to others, and is used especially for people and mountain peaks. When definite (as in the example above), it can also denote “the highest in a group”.

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