Re: Magdalenian words and compounds 2006/7

Magdalenian words and compounds 2006/7

Part 22

PIR RIP, IRP PRI, RPI IPR --- fire, fanning wind,
how smoke moves and turns

PIR --- fire; ancient Greek pyr for fire, Pyr- in Pyrenees
may refer to the sun above the mountain range seen
from the Guyenne

RIP --- fan, wind fanning a fire; ancient Greek ripazo
for I fan

IRP --- creeping smoke; ancient Greek herpein for
to creep (see also cer)

PRI --- turning smoke; ancient Greek peri for round

RPI --- descending smoke; ancient Greek rhepo
for I bow, sink down (...)

IPR --- ascending smoke; ancient Greek hyper for

PIR AC --- fire (pir) expanse of land with water (ac),
land under a fiery sun; possible origin of Old German
peracht for bright, English bright being the same word,
German Pracht for splendor

NUL AC --- empty moon (nul) expanse of land with water
(ac), land under an empty moon, darkest night in those
early times when there was no light pollution; possible
origin of German Nacht English night

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Magdalenian words and compounds 2006/7

Part 21

PS to part 20. The moon bull running along with the red
horse in the rotunda of the Lascaux cave represents
the full moon, in front of his head a sign of nine elements: The opposing bulls
on the other side have the following signs: three strokes
(young moon and old moon represented by one single
bull), four and two dots on the body (waning moon)
and above the animal (waxing moon) respectively.

ORI IRO, RIO OIR, IOR ROI --- the young moon rising from
the horizon, like a swallow from a nest, climbing the sky
like a bird (the slim sickle resembling a pair of wings),
following a trajectory that evokes a rainbow, also the joy
of traveling across the sky and grazing the heavenly
pastures, also the pleasure of finding the very thin sickle
of the young moon, a difficult task for early astronomers

ORI --- horizon, the place where the young moon bull GEN
begins his hevanly journey; ancient Greek horizon for horizon,
oreinos for mountaineous, horeion for region, land, border

RIO --- mountain top; ancient Greek rhino for mountain top

IRO --- to rise, the young moon bull GEN rising from the
horizon like a swallow, the slim sickle resembling a pair
of wings, climbing the sky, following a trajectory that
resembles a rainbow; Latin ire for to go, hirunda
(French hirondelle) for swallow, iris for rainbow

OIR --- place where the moon bull starts; ancient Greek
moira for alloted land, fate

IOR --- exclamation of joy, hurrah; ancient Greek iou

ROI --- imaginary sound the young moon bull makes while
climbing the sky; ancient Greek rhoizeo for I rust, hiss, whiz,

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Magdalenian words and compounds 2006/7

Part 20

GEN NGE GNE EGN NEG ENG --- durations of six
lunar phases

GEN --- 3 days or nights of the young moon; ancient
Greek genae for birth (...) time (...), Latin genus for birth,
origin, gena for cheek (the arc of a new moon resembling
the one of a cheek), eye, eye socket (consider the lunar
aspect of the Egyptian Horus eye)

NGE --- 6 days or nights of the waxing moon; ancient
Greek nikae for victory, Latin Nicaeus for Jupiter granting
a victory, consider Zeus as young, strong and victorious

GNE --- 9 days or nights of the full moon LUN; ancient Greek
ganao for I shine, am resplendant, make a magnificient show

EGN --- 6 days or nights of the waning moon; Latin egenus
for I am in need, poor (something missing)

NEG --- 3 days or nights of the sickle of the old moon;
ancient Greek nekros for dead, nekreo for I kill, take
away strength and life, Latin negare for to say no, deny

ENG --- 2 or 3 days or nights of the empty moon NUL

A lunar cycle or lunation or life span of a moon bull
dures alternately 3+6+9+6+3+3 and 3+6+9+6+3+2
or 30 and 29 days or nights, 30 29 30 29 30 29 30 ...

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Magdalenian words and compounds 2006/7

Part 19

KAL LAK, KLA ALK, AKL LKA --- Underworld;
in honor of Richard Fester

KAL --- cavity, cave, the Underworld traversed by the
sun horse and moon bull, also the Goddess, her womb
the source of life and regeneration; ancient Greek koilon
for cavity (...), German Höhle for cave, English hole, hill
(many caves are found in hills), Latin calor for warmth and
heat (consider the warmth in deep caves), ancient Greek
kallos for beautiful (caves are beautiful), Celtic kald and
German Quelle for well, spring. Richard Fester mentions
the village name of Kallbrunn as evidence for his word
KALL, a doubling of meaning: Kall (well) Brunnen (fountain).
Then we have German Hülle for cover and verhüllen for
to cover (hidden away in a cave), English hall German
Halle (spacious caves), English call, German Hall for
sound, hallen for to sound, resound (a resounding cave).
The word became most important with mining: ancient
Greek chalkos (khalkos) for ore, copper, bronze, metal,
English gold and silver, the keltoi Kelten Celts were
miners, Gallia, Helvetii ... KAL once had a positive
meaning, yet with the labor of mining it turned into hell,
German Hölle (more later)

LAK --- water in the depth of the Underworld; ancient
Greek lakhos for hole, ditch, pond, Latin lacus English
lake and loch, German Loch for hole, Tocharian laks
for fish (perhaps from the compound lak nos), German
Lachs for salmon

KLA --- sounds the sun horse and moon bull make
when traversing the underworld; ancient Greek klaggae
for sound, singing, noise (...), German Klang for sound,
Klappern for the sound hooves makes (consider also
ca lab for the winter sun horse)

ALK --- protection of the sun horse and moon bull in
the Underworld, provided by the divine snake; ancient
Greek alkos for protection

AKL --- brightness and splendor of the Underworld
when traversed and lit up by the sun horse and moon
bull; ancient Greek aglaia for shine, splendor, beauty,

LKA --- light of the midsummer sun horse and of the
bull of the full moon; ancient Greek lykaegenaes for
born out of light (byname of Apollo), lyka-baes for
year (consider also lic for light and luck)

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