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zaum

Posted By: jheem

zaum - 11/14/04 06:08 PM

zaum' :- 1. Nonsense; literally za 'trans' + um' 'sense; mind'. Coined by the Russian Futurists.

Posted By: Faldage

Re: zaum - 11/14/04 10:48 PM

Or backformed from zaumnij. adj., meaningless.

Posted By: LukeJavan8

Re: zaum - 12/22/08 11:50 PM



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?
Posted By: Faldage

Re: zaum - 12/23/08 12:50 AM

Zaum is also German for bridle or rein.
Posted By: LukeJavan8

Re: zaum - 12/24/08 07:12 PM



The repartee in these sites sure show the importance of
knowledge of more than one language.
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