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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by k1234567890y » Sun 31 Jul 2016, 20:37

Garden Elf-like creature

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Toropshpii » Thu 18 Aug 2016, 03:16

k1234567890y wrote:Garden Elf-like creature

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Cave cricket

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Thu 18 Aug 2016, 05:48

Toropshpii wrote:Next: runyo /ɾuŋjʌ/ a noun
sawdust

Next: dvunerzauns [ˌdvunɛɾˈzɔ̃s] a noun
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Toropshpii » Fri 19 Aug 2016, 19:24

Lao Kou wrote:
Toropshpii wrote:Next: runyo /ɾuŋjʌ/ a noun
sawdust

Next: dvunerzauns [ˌdvunɛɾˈzɔ̃s] a noun
Chasm

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by wintiver » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 03:55

Toropshpii wrote:Next: eenossco /ɛːnɔsːʧɔ/ a noun
eenossco /ɛːnɔsːʧɔ/:
noun
1. a hesitation
2. a lapse
3. a swerve, a zig, a zag
4. a blip in the data
5. a moment of course correction

kfál /kfɑːl/ : (surprise me... just not an adjective, my language doesn't strictly have those)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Firebird766 » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 04:25

wintiver wrote:
kfál /kfɑːl/ : (surprise me... just not an adjective, my language doesn't strictly have those)
To laugh because you are expected to, not because something is funny

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 04:43

Firebird766 wrote:Next: Otla, a noun or adjective with positive connotations
(the) smelling reminiscently and fondly of a relative or friend now passed

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by DesEsseintes » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 05:08

Lao Kou wrote:
Firebird766 wrote:Next: Otla, a noun or adjective with positive connotations
(the) smelling reminiscently and fondly of a relative or friend now passed
[:O]

That, brother Kou, is simply the oddest definition I have seen yet in a vocab-building thread.
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 05:18

DesEsseintes wrote:That, brother Kou, is simply the oddest definition I have seen yet in a vocab-building thread.
Hey, it works. Not exactly madeleines, but rather Proustian, I should think. Pipe tabacco, eau de cologne, coffee grounds and bacon, cedar chest... [:)]
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by DesEsseintes » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 05:20

Lao Kou wrote:
DesEsseintes wrote:That, brother Kou, is simply the oddest definition I have seen yet in a vocab-building thread.
Hey, it works. Not exactly madelaines, but rather Proustian, I should think. [:)]
Proustian indeed. [;)]

I should add that "odd" was here used in a most adulatory manner.
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 05:24

I feel oddly adulated. [B)]
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Firebird766 » Mon 22 Aug 2016, 18:22

Lao Kou wrote:
Firebird766 wrote:Next: Otla, a noun or adjective with positive connotations
(the) smelling reminiscently and fondly of a relative or friend now passed

Next: vézhbirauts [ˌveʒbɪˈɾɔts] a noun
The reflection of sun on water

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(Also, that definition you gave mine is amazing)
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Toropshpii » Tue 23 Aug 2016, 05:04

Firebird766 wrote:
Lao Kou wrote:
Firebird766 wrote:Next: Otla, a noun or adjective with positive connotations
(the) smelling reminiscently and fondly of a relative or friend now passed

Next: vézhbirauts [ˌveʒbɪˈɾɔts] a noun
The reflection of sun on water

Next: Ea, an animal

(Also, that definition you gave mine is amazing)
Harvestman

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Auvon » Fri 02 Sep 2016, 05:42

Toropshpii wrote:
Firebird766 wrote:
Lao Kou wrote:
Firebird766 wrote:Next: Otla, a noun or adjective with positive connotations
(the) smelling reminiscently and fondly of a relative or friend now passed

Next: vézhbirauts [ˌveʒbɪˈɾɔts] a noun
The reflection of sun on water

Next: Ea, an animal

(Also, that definition you gave mine is amazing)
Harvestman

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A sunrise

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Ebon » Mon 05 Sep 2016, 11:05

Auvon wrote: Next: tmoqi /tmoci/, a verb
to hang out casually with friends or family

faeleshhe /fæ.ˈle.ʃːe/, a noun
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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Lao Kou » Mon 05 Sep 2016, 15:44

Ebon wrote:faeleshhe /fæ.ˈle.ʃːe/, a noun
ineptitude at tending plants, "black thumb"

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Ebon » Mon 05 Sep 2016, 16:44

Lao Kou wrote: Next: zgíédoths [zgjeˈdoθs] a noun
The moment you realise you forgot something extremely important, and the resulting sinking-stomach feeling

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Toropshpii » Tue 06 Sep 2016, 01:25

Ebon wrote: Next: basellan [ba.ˈse.lːan], a verb
To borrow something and never return it.

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Ahzoh » Wed 19 Oct 2016, 21:44

putrid^

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Re: Reverse CBB Lexicon Building

Post by Void » Wed 26 Oct 2016, 01:24

scorpion

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