Trurian word of the day: tharaen

tharaen (noun): a stillborn child.

er-waywer
this-village.ADV
serner
this.year
wönth
two
​tharaen​​-eí
stillborn-PL
lo
already

“there have already been two stillbirths in this village this year”

tharaen is usually used to refer to the stillborn child itself, although it may also be used metonymically (as in the example above). More specifically, the noun tharaynö refers to the actual process of stillbirth, and also has the metaphorical meaning of ‘accident’ or ‘doom’.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
This entry was posted in Trurian word of the day and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *