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    break over

    Hi

    In the past the egg was built into the house or broken over its foundation to bless it with life-giving energy.

    Does it mean it was broken above the level of foundation or against the foundation?

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    Re: break over

    I think it means to cover the foundations horizontally rather than the side.

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    Re: break over

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I think it means to cover the foundations horizontally rather than the side.
    Sorry, I didn't understand.

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    Re: break over

    What do you mean by against? The side or directly hitting the surface? If you mean the side, then it doesn''t make much sense to me. If you wonder whether the egg was cracked on the foundations or a distance above, the text doesn't make it clear, but over suggests to me that they were trying to spread the egg, so a distance above makes sense as it would allow the egg to cover a greater area.

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    Re: break over

    Now I understand. Thanks!

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