Friday, July 9, 2010

East, in my words

eastyrtar : east

The Fennas word for east is yrtar. Yrtar is possibly a last name. In Chuvash, a Turkic language spoken in central Russia, yrtar means tire, causing fatigue, tiredness.

The word for east in Welsh is dwyrain, east in Breton is reter, and east in Irish is iarthar.

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