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For battle, what about something related to mahta - to fight? 64.219.146.202 14:45, July 8, 2010 (UTC)Evandil

Um, are you Bellenion? What's Evandil? Last Waterbender 15:28, July 8, 2010 (UTC)
Hi and welcome! I think that mahtë is possible, too. In fact, I think that both terms are applicable, whereas mahtë would probably mean a rather small-scale tactical fight, while palpië is a large battle. Iron gollum 17:03, July 8, 2010 (UTC)


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Is it possible to use 'war' ohta here? Last Waterbender 12:03, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
I don't think so, these are quite different things. A war consists of multiple battles. This one is derived from palp- (batter). Iron gollum 12:41, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
Batter? But isn't that what pancake and pastries are made from? Sorry, I don't really get it. Last Waterbender 13:38, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
No, that's butter (by the way, I've never heard of a recepy of pancakes which uses butter... ) The verb "batter" is a synonym to "beat" or "hit". That's actually where "battle" stems from. Iron gollum 15:24, July 2, 2010 (UTC)
Oh right, that's where they get the phrase "battered to bits", I forgot :) In that case I think palpië is perfectly OK. (but there really is a thing called pancake batter. It is the liquid "dough" that you pour onto the pan) Last Waterbender 13:45, July 5, 2010 (UTC)
Ah, so the liquid dough is called "batter". Thanks! Btw, are you a native English speaker if I may ask? Iron gollum 22:01, July 6, 2010 (UTC)
No, I'm not. But I'm much better at English than my native language... Strange. But that's me :) Last Waterbender 05:04, July 7, 2010 (UTC)
And you? If you don't mind me asking. Last Waterbender 06:12, July 8, 2010 (UTC)
No, I'm not a native English speaker either :) Iron gollum 17:03, July 8, 2010 (UTC)
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