Láadan to English – M


A B D E H I L Lh M N O R Sh Th U W Y Zh Affixes


ma
to hear, to listen, to listen to, to hear. Active hearing. “I am listening for the buzzer.” (see láad oyunan, passive hear)     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
máa
egg     {Core Suppliment}
máan
salt     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
máanan
to be salty
mad
to hide an emotion or aspect of self (<mirror image of dam>)     {JP}
madoni
to plant     {SH}
maha
desire (sexual)     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mahanal
desiringly, lustfully (NOT a negative term) [maha=desire (sexual) + -nal=suffix for manner]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mahela
creative urge     {SH}
mahin
cooking pot     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mahina
flower     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mal
nut-tree     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
malu
salt marsh     {SH}
mar
absence, to be absent     {SH}
maradal
hole, gap [mar=absence + radal=nothing]     {SH}
mari
island     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
math
building     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mathom
knick-knack, useless object (Tolkien loanword)     {SH}
mathul
mother (intimate informal term, but not Mama) [ma=to listen + thul=parent] (see: ethul, shathul)     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mazh
car, automobile     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
meda
vegetable     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
medalayun
carrot [meda=vegetable + layun=orange]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
meén
sugar     {CH}
meénan
to be sweet     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
meénaná
sweetener [meénan=to be sweet + -á=suffix for doer]     {CH}
méesh
pleasure (not said of sexual pleasure)
méeshim
pleasure (sexual)
méhéna
compassion despite negative circumstances [ména, mína, móna, múna=compassion]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mel
paper     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mela
ocean, sea     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
meláanin
birch tree [mel=paper + yáanin=tree]     {SH}
melahá
ocean-dweller [mela=ocean + -á=suffix for doer]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
meloth
evidence [me-=plural marker + loth=information]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
memazh
train [me-=plural marker + mazh=car]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
ména
compassion for good reasons [méhéna, mína, móna, múna=compassion]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
menedebe
to be many [me-=plural marker + nedebe=to be few] (never change form or add case marker)     {Core Word}
menedebenil
among (many) [menedebe=many + nil=inside]     {AB}
menedebosh
bundle of sticks, faggot (noun) [me- =plural + nedebosh=stick]     {AB}
merod
billion (1,000,000,000) [me-=plural marker + rod=million (1,000,000)]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mesh
across, to be across     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
methid
rope [me-=plural marker + thid=string]     {CH}
méwith
crowd [me-=plural marker + with=person]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mezh
powder     {CH}
mezhel
to grind [mezh=powder + el=to create]     {CH}
mi
leaf, as in leaf of a tree, not a page in a book     {Core Suppliment}
mid
creature, any animal     {Core Word}
midemath
stable [mid=creature + math=building]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
miháabe
page (of book) [mi=leaf + (h)áabe=book]     {Grammar Updates: SH}
mihí
to be small (area)     {AB}
míi
amazement, to be amazed     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
míili
radiance [míi=to be amazed]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
míirile
awed silence [míi=amazed + rile=silence]     {TB}
mime
to ask     {Core Word}
miméne
coverings, bedding     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
min
eating utensil     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mina
to move     {Core Word}
mína
compassion for no reason [ména, méhéna, móna, múna=compassion]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
minidibi
et cetera     {Grammar Updates: SH}
miwith
town, city [with=person]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
miwithá
city-dweller [miwith=city + -á=suffix for doer]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mo
furniture     {Grammar Updates}
modem
modem [loanword]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
modi
to be ugly     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
móna
compassion for foolish reasons [méhéna, ména, mína, múna=compassion]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
mud
mushroom     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}
muda
pig     {Core Suppliment}
mudahéthe
pig-clean, the state of your teenager’s room, to be used when teenager says “it’s clean, mom!”, and mom responds “well, yeah, pig-clean!” (with apologies to poor slandered pigs, who we know are very clean animals) [muda=pig + (h)éthe=clean] (See also: éthe, háawithéthe, huhéthe, onidahéthe, thóohéthe)     {JLP}
muhum
scissors [(hum+<mirror image>)]     {SH}
múna
compassion for bad reasons [méhéna, ména, mína, móna=compassion]     {Dictionary 2nd. Ed.}

A B D E H I L Lh M N O R Sh Th U W Y Zh Affixes


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