Contionary:thiŋe

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Kirtumur

Alternative forms

  • theŋe (Erepursal)

Etymology

From Proto-Kyrdan *tiŋqe (“heart”), from *tiŋ (“middle, core”) and *qē~*qe (“part”). Possibly related to Late Proto-Klesuic *ktīnk “inside”. Cognate with Kērsalur theŋe, Cirdamur tiˀeŋ, Old Sērsal tiŋˀa.

Pronunciation

  • (Umunesal) IPA: [ˈtʰi.ŋɛ]
  • (Erepursal) IPA: [tʰɛ.ˈŋɛ]

Noun

thiŋe n inanimate declension

  1. heart (a muscular organ that pumps blood through the body).
    thiŋe haletemax – the heart is an organ.
  2. the centre, essence, or core.
    thiŋenu Enlepam – Earth's core.
  3. (obsolete) spirit, life force.
    ninamut thiŋenuax – he/she has a strong spirit.
  4. an atomic nucleus.
    nauktata mutartir thiŋe mueŋeirakex – atoms consist of a nucleus and electrons.

Declension

Possession
Type II
singular dual plural
1st thiŋeyu thiŋeyau thiŋeme
2nd thiŋešu thiŋešau thiŋešne
3rd thiŋenu thiŋenau thiŋenne


Derived terms

  • theŋein – sincerity, honesty
  • muthiŋu – reality
  • namteŋ – presence