[tlhIngan Hol] demeter introduction

mayqel qunen'oS mihkoun at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 06:48:40 PDT 2021


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Demeter:
Goddess of grain, agriculture, harvest, growth, and nourishment. Demeter,
whose Roman counterpart is Ceres, is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea, and was
swallowed and then regurgitated by her father. She is a sister of Zeus, by
whom she bore Persephone, who is also known as Kore, i.e. "the girl." One
of the central myths associated with Demeter involves Hades' abduction of
Persephone and Demeter's lengthy search for her. Demeter is one of the main
deities of the Eleusinian Mysteries, in which the rites seemed to center
around Demeter's search for and reunion with her daughter, which symbolized
both the rebirth of crops in spring and the rebirth of the initiates after
death. She is depicted as a mature woman, often crowned and holding sheafs
of wheat and a torch.[6] Her symbols are the cornucopia, wheat-ears, the
winged serpent, and the lotus staff. Her sacred animals include pigs and
snakes.

tlh

demeter:
tIr, Satlh, nen, Soj, yobmeH poH je Qun. *cronus* *rhea* je puqbe’ ghaH;
*demeter* ghupta’ vavDaj (*cronus*), ‘ej ghIq ghupHa’pu’. *zeus* be’nI’
ghaH *demeter*‘e’, ‘ej ghaHmo’ *persephone* boghpu’. *persephone*vaD *kore*
(puqbe’, be’Hom, be’ Qup) ponglu’ je. *persephone* quchta’ *hades*, ‘ej
*persephone* SammeH *demeter*, nIDtaH, qaStaHvIS poH nI’ ‘e’ SovmoH wa’
*demeter* wIch potlh, ‘ach latlh *demeter* wIchmey potlh tu’lu’ je. wa’
*eleusina* poymarmey Qun potlh ghaH *demeter*‘e’, ‘ach latlhpu’ tu’lu’ je:
puqbe’Daj SammeH, ‘ej ghomqa’meH, nID *demeter* ‘e’ lubuSlaw’ tayvam.
Dorpu’DI’ qImroq bIrqu’, yInqa’ naHmey ‘e’ lu’oS *eleusina* poymar, ‘ej
Heghpu’DI’ poymarmey taghwI’pu’, yInqa’ ‘e’ lu’oS je *eleusina* poymar.
*demeter* ‘aghlu’taHvIS, be’ nen ‘aghlu’: pIj nachDajDaq mIv’a’ tu’lu’, ‘ej
tIr magh veymey, wa’ Sech je ‘uch. *amalthea* pu’, tIr magh HeHmey, telDu’
*serpent*, lotus naQ je bIH DeghDaj’e’. Suy’mey, *snakes*, latlhmey je bIH
lu’oSbogh Ha’DIbaH’e’.

~ Dana'an
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