All Languages Same Words Different Meanings Between Various Languages Return to the ALL LANGUAGES ArchiveForward to the Current ALL LANGUAGES Discussion jeffFriday 13th of August 2004 08:46:43 PMSame Words Different Meanings: I just learned that in Thai Language, the word for "UGLY" is pronounced "Key-day". Interestingly, in Japanese, Key-day spelled kirai in romanji, means "BEAUTIFUL". I find it interesting how the same word can have such different meanings across various languages. Who wrote this amazing, mysterious book satirizing tech startup culture? A mysterious little book called Iterating Grace is floating around San Francisco right now. At least a dozen people have received the book in the mail—or in my case, by secret hand-delivery to my house. (Which is a little creepy.) The artifact itself consists of a 2,001-word story interspersed with hand-drawn recreations of tweets by venture capitalists and startup people like Chris Sacca, Paul Graham, Brad Feld, Sam Altman, and others.
The Elian Script Introduction The configuration of the Elian script consists of a formal structure (Part I,) and three basic structural principles Part II). Part I Formal Structure Artparasites – How Art you today? Artwork by Marina Molares He didn’t buy flowers. But one night he just picked up the hair brush off the bed and started brushing my hair. Expressions & Sayings Index If you prefer to go directly to the meaning and origin of a specific expression, click on its relevant entry in the alphabetical list below. Use this alphabet to speed up your search: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Need for New Hobby Leads to Stone Marbles [Tom Lange] said he was looking for a new hobby when he saw a marble made out of stone and wondered what goes into making one for himself. Fast forward three years and he set up shop at the Madison Mini Maker Faire to show off the tools he built and the fascinating glossy orbs he’s produced. Read on to see the awesome process he uses to turn a hunk of stone into a perfect marble. God, who is Gawd, who is Gad Is “God” a name? The original text indicates the word for our Creator is Elohim or Yahweh (Jehovah, depending on the pronunciation). Those in the middle east still keep the “el” or “al” sounds as the word for the Creator.
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