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#135226 - 11/14/04 01:08 PM zaum
jheem Offline
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zaum' :- 1. Nonsense; literally za 'trans' + um' 'sense; mind'. Coined by the Russian Futurists.


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#135227 - 11/14/04 05:48 PM Re: zaum
Faldage Online   sleepy
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Or backformed from zaumnij. adj., meaningless.


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#181118 - 12/22/08 06:50 PM Re: zaum [Re: Faldage]
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Interesting, I had a classmate in elementary school whose last
name was Zaum. He was not meaningless, but few paid any
attention to him, very private kid: sort of living up to
some meaning of his name?
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#181126 - 12/22/08 07:50 PM Re: zaum [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Zaum is also German for bridle or rein.

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#181196 - 12/24/08 02:12 PM Re: zaum [Re: Faldage]
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The repartee in these sites sure show the importance of
knowledge of more than one language.
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