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Yes, fascinating!

dernwyn
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Feb 24 2013, 2:10am


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Working in the word "sleep": "sweuenes"..."sleeping-ness"...dreaming...

Note how that Dictionary has the Old English "dream" differ in meaning from our current "dream": over the centuries it took on a different meaning, or it could be that words such as "traum" worked their way into the language and their meanings gradually superseded the original.


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"I desired dragons with a profound desire"





Subject User Time
A Middle English Vocabulary Challenge -- Valantine's Edition SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 14 2013, 5:14am
    I actually found Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 14 2013, 6:30am
        No way and oh no you di'int SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 14 2013, 2:12pm
            Vinaver didn't think much of Tolkien geordie Send a private message to geordie Feb 16 2013, 6:34pm
                Now I'm wondering about Roger Lancelyn Green SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 17 2013, 7:33pm
                    Not an Inkling, so far as I know Voronwë_the_Faithful Send a private message to Voronwë_the_Faithful Feb 17 2013, 8:19pm
                        That's odd SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 18 2013, 2:53am
                        Not all Inklings are equal squire Send a private message to squire Feb 18 2013, 3:17am
                            I have no doubt that attended some meetings, Voronwë_the_Faithful Send a private message to Voronwë_the_Faithful Feb 18 2013, 5:02pm
                                Good point about the generation gap squire Send a private message to squire Feb 18 2013, 5:37pm
                                    I didn't know (or perhaps had forgotten) Voronwë_the_Faithful Send a private message to Voronwë_the_Faithful Feb 18 2013, 6:04pm
                    Roger got on well with Tolkien, and Lewis geordie Send a private message to geordie Feb 17 2013, 10:10pm
    Oh, fun! I like languages... arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 14 2013, 1:56pm
        An opportunity arises: SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 14 2013, 2:35pm
    For Valentine's and to increase the u count in this thread, SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 14 2013, 4:18pm
    Guesses CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Feb 14 2013, 5:43pm
        I like that you SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 15 2013, 3:33am
    My attempt: Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Feb 14 2013, 6:14pm
        Was thinking of you when making this list SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 15 2013, 3:36am
            After looking at everyone else's answers Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Feb 15 2013, 12:38pm
    Here goes... Morthoron Send a private message to Morthoron Feb 15 2013, 4:34am
    <Prepares to be embarrassed> BoromirOfWinterfell Send a private message to BoromirOfWinterfell Feb 15 2013, 4:06pm
    Ah, but is it a first edition? ;-) geordie Send a private message to geordie Feb 16 2013, 12:00pm
        Great story SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 16 2013, 5:45pm
            Heh - geordie Send a private message to geordie Feb 16 2013, 6:26pm
    I'll make an attempt :) Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Feb 16 2013, 6:35pm
        My goodness -- I hope people SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 16 2013, 9:15pm
            No worries here! Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Feb 16 2013, 11:10pm
            I haven't! arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 17 2013, 3:19am
    I don't see "chocolate" on this list... dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 17 2013, 2:37am
    Last Call! SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 18 2013, 7:41pm
    under the wire? telain Send a private message to telain Feb 18 2013, 8:27pm
    Answers and further discussion SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 19 2013, 8:44am
        oops re #2 SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 19 2013, 6:22pm
        Fascinating... arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 19 2013, 6:50pm
            It also reminds me Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Feb 20 2013, 12:09am
                Somewhere in the back of my mind SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 20 2013, 2:49am
            You may be interested in this SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 22 2013, 5:57am
                Cool!// arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 22 2013, 11:26am
                Yes, fascinating! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 24 2013, 2:10am
        One emendation.... Morthoron Send a private message to Morthoron Feb 20 2013, 3:18am
            Semantics FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Feb 20 2013, 3:12pm
                Just when I was about to adjust Morthoron's score SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 21 2013, 6:02am
                    I enjoy reading your vocabulary threads, SirD FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Feb 21 2013, 11:17am
                        Thank you! SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 22 2013, 2:43am
                            Westu Théoden hál! squire Send a private message to squire Feb 22 2013, 3:14am
                                Another fine link, thank you! SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 22 2013, 5:44am

 
 
 

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