Solombala English edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from English very well. By surface analysis, вери (veri, very) +‎ *ввель (*vvelʹ). Compare Russenorsk verrigod (very well).

Adjective edit

верввель (vervvelʹ)

  1. very good
    Synonyms: больше добра (bolʹše dobra), вери гудъ (veri gud)

Related terms edit

References edit

  • Broch, Ingvild (1996) “Solombala-English in Archangel”, in Jahr, Ernst Håkon, Broch, Ingvild, editors, Language Contact in the Arctic: Northern Pidgins and Contact Languages (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs (TiLSM); 88)‎[1], reprint edition, Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, published 2011, →DOI, →ISBN, page 95 of 93–98