From: Sime Surgeon, Ch 7. '"Sha-hi-la." Transfer. The oldest word in the Sime language, or so it was said. It had meant "Kill" for so long that to offer it as a toast to one's Donor could be offensive. Between Sectuib and Companion, (such as Digen and Imrahan) though, it was the deepest compliment, a kind of total acceptance.'
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