[LMB] Cetagandan language

Margaret Dean margdean at erols.com
Thu Sep 11 22:08:07 BST 2008


Susan Fox wrote:

> Let's work up a list of known Cetagandan names and works and figure
> this out from the Watsonian viewpoint.
> 
> "Haut" - French for 'high' and used the same way.
> 
> "Ghem" - ??  What languages use the letter H to harden the G?  Something
> Latinate.
> 
> "Ba" - ??  If this word had any kind of real world antecedent, it has
> escaped me.

It's pronounced the same as "bas", which happens to be the French
word for "low"; however ISTR that Lois says this is a
coincidence.
 
It's also a word for one of the souls in Egyptian belief.  (They
have more than one.)


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean at erols.com>



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