Trurian word of the day: pinaí

pinaí (adjective): whole, unbroken.

noyer
still
winthmer
chest.ADV
ipoleí
jug.PL
pinaí
unbroken

“there are still whole jugs in the chest”

Although both pinaí and theí can be translated as ‘whole’, the two adjectives have different semantic implications: pinaí the former refers to the functionality or composition of an object, while theí refers to its completeness (i.e., whether it contains/implies all of its parts or not).

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