Relformaide Dictionary:Roots/réshan

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réshan- (Core Base rootCategory:Roots) (Free morpheme)
Meaning: "really?", "can it be?", "no way", "unbelievable", "hey"; expression of surprise
(Gloss: really)
Etymology: From Tibetan red-bzhag ("revelatory" copula).

Morpheme length: 6 (A E H N R S)aehnrs aehnrs Category:Isogram morphemesMorpheme count: 1
Letter pattern: CVCCVC • IPA: /ɹeɪ.ʃaːn/ɹeɪ, ʃaːnSyllables: 2 (re, shan)CV, CCVC

Default word class: Interjection

Mutated forms (1a)

Before an: réshanṣ • Before unaccented vowels: réshán • Before all other morphemes: réshan

Interjection réshan
Morpheme family
None
Usage notes

Used in much the same way as its original counterpart; also stands in for various English interjections. See also bouf (expressing dismay, annoyance, or regret) and blek (expressing disgust or displeasure).

Added on: 2017-03-05, 06:54View semantic data
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