Sunday, March 22, 2015

Carrot, in my words

cairont : carrot

The Fennas word for carrot is cairont. In Catalan similar Caront means Charon from Greek Mythology. Similar Cairon is a town in northwestern France.

How did I come up with this word? The Welsh word for carrots is moron (singular is moronen), the Breton word for carrots is karotez (singular is karotezenn), and the Cornish word for carrots is karetys (singular is karetysen). The Irish word for carrot is cairéad, the Scottish Gaelic word for carrot is curran, and the Manx word for carrot is carradje.

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