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-e* versus -ekt*

Do not use -ekt* as a modifier to mean "made of (the substance indicated by the modified base. Use -e* for this meaning.

Base Modified with -e* Modified with -ekt*
liqn* ("wood") liqne* "made of wood, a wood object" liqnekt* "a piece of wood"'
vitr* ("glass") vitre* "made of glass, a glass object, a glass" vitrekt* "a piece of glass, a shard of glass"'


MATERIALS; supplies, munition, fuel, grist, household stuff; crockery [See Calefaction]; pabulum (food) [See Food]; oilcloth, linoleum; ammunition (arms) [See Arms]; contingents; relay, reënforcement; baggage (personal property) [See Property]; means [See Means].

Material Worker of Such Datives
timr* Building material (general). timrork*
staen* Stone. staenork* Stoneworker.
arqil* Clay.
Concrete, cement.
keram* Earthen material.
Metal. Metalworker.
awr* Gold. awrork* Goldsmith.
arq* Silver. arqork* Silversmith.
Other Materials
liqn* Wood. liqnork* Woodworker.

chinking, mortar, lime, chunam [India], plaster, daubing, concrete, cement, reënforced concrete; unburnt brick, adobe; composition, compo; slates, tiles; whitewash [See Covering].



Timber, clapboard, shingle, shake, puncheon, log, rafter, beam, joist; two-by-four, three-by-four; post, upright, stud, lath; wall board.

Usage Examples  


Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
liqne* abs ess sta Made of wood, ligneous.
liqnœd* fig rel Like wood, wooden.
liqne* abs sta tg Made of wood. Wood
liqnirk* (ag) Woodworker.
liqnovor* bio dis tg Infraorder Isoptera. Termite. Isoptera

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