Sunday, September 30, 2012
The Fennas word for wall is magla. Magla is an unusual feminine name. Magla is a rare last name. In Serbo-Croatian màgla means fog. Magla is the name of places in Sweden and Somalia. Magla Bazar is the name of a place in Bangladesh.
How did I come up with this word? The Welsh words for wall are magwyr, wal (everyday usage) and mur (formal usage); the Irish word for wall is balla, and the Breton word for wall is moger.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
The Fennas word for fence is fales. Fales is an uncommon last name. Fales Library at NYU. Fales Hot Springs is a place in California near the Nevada border.
How did I come up with this word? The Welsh word for fence is ffens, the Irish word for fence is fál, and the Cornish word for fence is kloos. I'm not entirely confidant the of the Breton translation, since I need to translate words from English to French, then French to Breton.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
The Fennas word for roof is toin. Toin is a unusual first name that can be masculine and Dutch. Toin is a rare last name. In Finnish toin means "I brought".
How did I come up with this word? The Welsh word for roof is to, the Irish word for roof is dion, and the Breton word for roof is toenn.