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bilby commented on the word trska
Hearken to the reed forlornCrying ever since 'twas tornFrom its rushy bed: a strainOf impassioned love and pain.- Rumi.
June 4, 2009
madmouth commented on the word trska
SBC for reed. the fricative breaking out of the trill onto aspirated 'k' echoes the whispering sound of reeds in the wind (as unromantically phrased as that was).Another beautful word for it (or a very similar plant...there's tons of those whispery grasses at lakesides) is šaš.