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06 November 2006 @ 07:25 pm
Vocab Mind Hive  
I need a word that has a J in it, which:

does not start with a prefix (injure - prefix in/not root juris/right, law)
does not start with a J (judge)

Got one handy?
 
 
 
Tracy Lauricellatmib on November 7th, 2006 03:39 am (UTC)

For some reason Steve Martin's "banjo" skit just jumped into my head. So yeah. "Banjo". Has a J in it. Does not start with J. Does not start with a prefix. (though "ban" certainly seems like it would be one, it isn't in this case.)
Kburgunder on November 7th, 2006 03:44 am (UTC)
Perfect! Thanks much :) (And Steve Martin to boot!)
erischilderischild on November 7th, 2006 03:41 am (UTC)
Djbouti
Stray Cat: yeah!ocicat on November 7th, 2006 03:57 am (UTC)
Icon love!
Darkmanedarkmane on November 7th, 2006 03:45 am (UTC)
Does another language count?
Hadj?

ktnzgtklwsktnzgtklws on November 7th, 2006 04:14 am (UTC)
How about the words "object", or "hallelujah"?
If alternate languages are permited, then kanji could be a good one. :-)
Kburgunder on November 7th, 2006 06:16 am (UTC)
Object is a great one - thank you!
To Mega Thereminrwx on November 7th, 2006 07:25 am (UTC)
object == ob / iacere (thrown down).
hallelujah == praise / god.
Kburgunder on November 7th, 2006 10:46 pm (UTC)
I can't use hallelujah because of the soft j, but I didn't specify that. :)
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Kburgunder on November 7th, 2006 06:16 am (UTC)
Sweet - I've got three good ones now. Thank you!
To Mega Thereminrwx on November 7th, 2006 07:28 am (UTC)
abjure -- away from (ab) / swear (jurare)
Kburgunder on November 7th, 2006 06:11 pm (UTC)
I was wondering that at the time, but didn't look it up. Oh well, two good ones!
To Mega Thereminrwx on November 7th, 2006 07:13 pm (UTC)
pretty much everything in english with -ject, -ceed/-cede and -jur- comes from latin, and there's a crazy amount of words with those parts. apparently, when you lived in the classical world, the breadth of metaphor for constructing compounds was lacking.
Master Arsonistapostle on November 7th, 2006 05:54 am (UTC)
Hallelujah!
junoimeldajunoimelda on November 7th, 2006 09:13 am (UTC)
Hajj. Hijinks (does hi count as a prefix?) Mojitos.
Orphanendorphan on November 7th, 2006 10:20 am (UTC)
cajole?
Orphan: sleepyendorphan on November 7th, 2006 10:20 am (UTC)
Oh, right, prefix.
Kburgunder on November 7th, 2006 06:11 pm (UTC)
Is ca a prefix? (I'll have to look that one up, if so...)

Also wondering if cajole is English or a more recent loan word...

Thanks!