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Re: TEXT: xislu mu'ucutci (roller skating)

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> They are more like ice skates than roller skates. Which brings me to why I
> used 'moving-boot' for skate -  because I also ice skate and the similarity
> between the two led me to think there should be a single skate word which
> be modified by xislu or (perhaps) sakli. Clearly though 'skating' is the same
> activity whether I am doing it on the street or in a rink.

I think otherwise.  Rollerskates are a wheeled method of transport, and I
agree that wheel-shoe is right for them.  Ice skates, though, are a kind of
{skiji}, which involves sliding friction on a smooth (icy) surface.

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