janTe wrote:Just a few possibilities:
* Aquamarine can be kiwen laso telo[/color], if that's not too literal.
janKipo wrote:Yeah, 'esun pipi' is probably not too clear, but 'jan pi walo kiwen' is only ambiguous.
Of course, the really significant thing about stones is their composition, which we can't do at all, and perhaps their play on the Mohr scale, ditto.
But basically, this doesn't seem to be a part of culture that has a lot of interest to tp -- too Confucian or worse (though some Daoist do get pretty hot about some gemstones).
Tiger -- soweli alasa (predatory mammal?)
Or, unfortunately, "game animal" -- the modifier/modified relation is very ambiguous (or vague-- take your pick)
janTe wrote:Any better ideas?
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