Saturday, February 7, 2015

// latin and greek //

| ASTRON |

meaning star in the greek language

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a few words from our language, in which it is used:  

| disaster

 separation from the good influence of friendly stars

| asteroid |

in the form of a star

| astronaut |

star sailor

| aster |

a star shaped flower

| astrologer |

one who gets knowledge from stars 

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| STELLA |

meaning star in the latin language

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a few words in which it is used: 

| constellation |

a group of stars

| stellerid |

a star fish 

| interstellar |

between the stars

| stellify

transform a person or a thing into a star or constellation 

| stellate |

star-shaped

a night sky is a beautiful canvas for thought

and even more so if it is flooded with starlight.

-eva
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i have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
-sarah williams

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    1. Thank you!!! I really enjoyed writing it. =D

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  2. lovely. stars & the classic languages are a beautiful combination. i'm a bit of a latin scholar myself so i greatly appreciated this. :)
    vale, amica mea. tibi bellator verborum est.

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    1. thank you, m'dear. unfortunately i am, at this point in time, only learning root words (slowly, very slowly) so i am at loss to what you meant. i greatly admire you for being able to speak/write it!

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