Lesson 1: Creature Words – cont’d.
A general term, which describes the whole spectrum of winged creatures, flying creatures, and flying objects presumed to be creatures. Amongst these are the plappa-chirrits (ducks and other water birds) and the donka-chirrits (bats, owls and other noctural birds).
Cats detest crows, and so they have a special name all of their own – kraak.
A word to describe flying insects, some of which make tasty snacks, while others taste phol and can cause bloik-bloik. Flying ants are particularly valued for sport and eating.
Refers to all crawling insects. Excludes worms, which are classified as tikki–Slinkis.
Spider. Under certain circumstances spiders are called Corner Krorlis.