Tag Archives: Indo-European language

Dirt & Bones: Words, Words, Words

My current manuscript (the first book of the BONE FIRE Duet) is set more than 7,000 years ago in the Wallachian Plains of Eastern Europe (now part of Romania). My main male character is Jorn the Word Singer. One of … Continue reading

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LAP

Wild Word Friday! I’ve had an incredibly busy and productive week, but no time to write a blog post for Wild Word Friday, so this is a re-run. I hope it makes you smile! LAPĀ is a very ancient word that … Continue reading

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HOST

Wild Word Friday! It’s unusual to find a word that in its noun form has two very opposite meanings, but HOST is one of those contrary words. In its most ancient form – ghosti, an Indo-European word – it meant … Continue reading

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WATCH

Wild Word Friday!   The other evening, my husband and I were WATCHing a movie that was produced in the 1990s. As I WATCHed I was also weaving in warp threads on a scarf I’d just completed. I had just … Continue reading

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BED

Wild Word Friday!   This time of year (summer) I love to spend my free moments in my flower BEDs. Because we built our house on a rocky alcove, I have an abundance of stones and boulders to use as … Continue reading

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