[tlhIngan Hol] New word from Maltz: mIrSam "smoking pipe"

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 04:54:45 PDT 2018


On Tue, Jul 3, 2018, 13:41 André Müller, <esperantist at gmail.com> wrote:

> I remember a famous poem/cartoon by Wilhelm Busch (famous in Germany)
> about a boy named Christian (or Krischan, as it was written in Low German)
> who takes his father's pipe and smokes it. The pipe was called a
> "Meerschaumpfeife".
>
> Apparently the word was also borrowed into English, as "meerschaum" (a
> soft white mineral, literally ‘sea foam’) and is indeed used for making
> pipes.
>

See:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meerschaum_pipe

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De'vID
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