L E P/Food and drink
brew, ferment (B)
- Brewing is mentioned in the "Activist Survival Guide"
steep, infuse (C)
- Steep that root for a few hours to make a good poison.
raw, uncooked (B)
- "consumed as found, without preparation" (in Bantu, the same root is used for "raw" of food normally cooked and "unripe" of fruit, whereas the antonym is used for both "ripe" of fruit and "done" of cooked food)
Bon Appétit! (B)
- an idiom to wish the other person, that he may enjoy his meal: jó étvágyat! (Hungar.) / bon appétit! (French) guten Appetit! (Germ.); In Japanese one doesn't say something to the other person in this situation, but to himself: "Itadakimasu" (lit. "I humbly receive"), many Japanese say this before they start to eat, even when there is nobody else in the room.
spoiled, overripe (B)
- antonym of "pxasul"
tasty, delicious (A)
tastless, yucky (A)
bare, plain (C)
- without sauce, spice, etc., whether or not cooked (perhaps also used for a song w/o instruments, cloth without color or pattern, etc. In Bantu, the same root is used for "empty" of a basket)
- If this differs from "cup."
- "flour" appears to exist, so...
bake, baker (A)
start a fire, ignite (A)
- state and smell
- different words for different smells (source material)?
boil (v) (B)
- Why do the sky people always boil water?
forage, gather food, harvest (A)
- reduce to powder or small particles (e.g. seeds + stone = powder) + derived adjective
- you need to grind these pepper seeds thoroughly
- now we have ground pepper
- disintegrate by application of force (e.g. seeds + stone = goo) + derived adjective
- crush these seeds in the bowl to obtain their oil
- these crushed seeds look disgusting
blend, mix (B)
- Carefully blend these two juices
- This mixture is a lethal poison
- also derived noun
- a container, usually used for preparation of food or mixing, hemispherical in shape, larger than a cup
- they collected the dried leaves in a bowl
- gained by steeping (dried) plants (e.g. herbs) in water
- They added water to the leaves to make an infusion
hungry, hunger (A)
- idiomatic extensions?
thirsty, thirst (A)
- idiomatic extensions?
sated, not hungry (A)
- but not having eaten too much
not thirsty (C)
- but not having drunk too much
cooking pot (B)
- Seen in the film.
- body of animal used for food
- cutting up an animal for food
smoke (v.) (B)
- cure meat by drying over a smoky fire
salt (n. and v.) (A)
- both a seasoning, and a means of preserving food
- we took some salted strumbeest with us on the long trip
offal, entrails (C)
- a generic term used for the non-muscle-meat parts of an animal used for food
pickle (v.) (C)
- a way of preserving some fruits and vegetables by allowing them to naturally ferment
soup, broth (B)
- The juice of push-fruit attracts bugs.
- any liquid extracted from plants — just pay compounds?
- A large, festive meal served on special occasions
spicy ("hot"), piquant (C)
- Some sky people like spicy food.
- This teylu needs some kick.
- The trapped ikran starved before someone could save it.
- The berries of this tree are poisonous. But they make good dye.
repulse, disgust (C)
- This Sky People food called "cheese" disgusts me.