Shared roots: “morning” and “young”

In Hanis, the words for ‘morning’ and ‘young’ have the same roots:



qahlomiye=it is becoming daylight

qahlimawas yuumii=morning star (meaning Venus, which is very bright, when seen in morning)



The metaphorical connection between ‘morning’ and ‘young’ is quite obvious of course, but I find it quite fun to find all these connections lurking in the language.


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