I'm participating in Lexember, a month-long challenge to come up with a new word for my conlang every day for the entire month. I try to follow a theme, so this year's entries are all related to describing desert magic.

Lexember 5: gamibita

Pronunciation

  • gamibita: /ɡa.mi.bi.ta/
  • gamibíta: /ɡa.mi.ꜛbi.ta/
  • gamibìta: /ɡa.mi.ꜜbi.ta/

Noun

gamibíta

  1. A large explosion that does significant damage.

gamibìta

  1. A bang or sharp noise.

  2. Firecrackers or celebratory explosions.

Adjective

gamibita

  1. A magical talent that charges a physical item with explosive force.

    • Sand and Blood 17

      And then the dépa was there, sprinting in a circle around Chimípu. Her movements accelerated, and a vortex of dust rose up around her, blurring her form. The sling formed a disk as it spun with her.

      She stopped suddenly and released one end of the cloth. The rock shot out and crossed the valley in an instant. It left ripples in the air as raw power rolled off the stone. A crack of air shook Rutejìmo from its passing. The stone shattered at the base of a nest and there was a shower of blood and feathers.

2017-12-05