Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Wondrous Words Wednesday

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Wondrous Word Wednesday is hosted by Kathy of BermudaOnion

Taking a word from White Picket Fences by Susan Meissner

przyjaciel: (page 344): "Hush, przyjaciel, I told you about the other fire. You never listen to me."

From Proto-Slavic *prijatel—Ć

dear

przyjaciel

m. friend

7 comments:

bermudaonion said...

Wow, I can't even pronounce that word! Thanks for participating.

Margot at Joyfully Retired said...

I think I like dear better.

Jenna's Scribbles said...

Wow! That is tough to say!

Lisa notes... said...

That is definitely a doozy!

carolsnotebook said...

Okay. I can't pronounce it either, but it doesn't look particularly friendly. I would never have guessed the meaning.

Sherrie said...

Hi!
Great word! But I can't pronounce it either. Dear sounds much better. Have a great day!

Sherrie
Just Books

Jeane said...

I can't even fit my mental tongue (the voice in my head while reading) around that word. I'm curious what are its origins? It's actually in the English dictionary? sounds so foreign.