Sunday, April 1, 2012

Back, in my words

backdren : back

The Fennas word for back is dren. Dren is an uncommon last name. Dren is a unisex Albanian first name. Dren means thorn in Cornish. Dren means dogwood in Serbo-Croatian and Slovene. Dren is a fictional profanity from the sci-fi TV series Farscape. Dren is the name of places in Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia and Bulgaria.

How did I come up with this word? The Welsh word for back is cefn; the Irish word for back is droim; and the Breton word for back is kein.

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