L E P/Food and drink

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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.

food (A)

Yom'u or some other derivation?

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"

swallow (C)

tasty, delicious (A)

tastless, yucky (A)

bare, plain ()

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)

bowl (B)

If this differs from "cup."

bread (A)

"flour" appears to exist, so...

bake, baker (A)

start a fire, ignite (A)

burnt (B)

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)

grind (B)

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

crush (B)

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

bowl (B)

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

infusion (C)

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.

carcass (C)

body of animal used for food

butcher (B)

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)

feast (B)

A large, festive meal served on special occasions