Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Star, in my words

stera : star

The Illunse word for star is stera. In Old Frisian stera translates to star. Stera is a last name and an unusual first name. Stera is the name of a town in Yemen.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for star which is steorra and the Latin word for star which is astrum.

I've changed this word. My Illunse word for star is now strela (note: I used the Latin word stella instead of astrum).

Monday, June 29, 2009

Moon, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for moon is isil. Rana is a name of the moon.

The Sindarin word for moon is ithil.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Moon, in my words

muna : moon

The Illunse word for moon is muna. In Finnish, Estonian, and Veps muna translates to egg. In Icelandic muna translates to remember. Muna is a last name. Muna is the name of cities in Nigeria, Ghana, Portugal, Iran, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Croatia. Muna is the name of towns in France and Russia.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for moon which is móna and the Latin word (and Spanish and Italian words) for moon which is luna.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Sun, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for sun is anar. Naira which means Heart of Flame, is a name of the Sun.

The Sindarin word for sun is anor.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Sun, in my words

sul : sun

The Illunse word for sun is sul. In Italian sul means on the. In Portuguese sul means south. Sul is a last name. Sul is the name of cities in Egypt, India, Albania, Portugal, Jordan, Colombia, Iran, and Angola.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for sun which is sunne and the Latin word for sun which is sol.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Dark, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for dark are nulla (dark, dusky, obscure), mornië (darkness) and lúrëa (dark, overcast).

The Sindarin words for dark are dûr (dark, sombre), doll (dark, dusky, obscure) and môr (darkness, dark, night).

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Dark, in my words

sceor : dark

The Illunse word for dark is sceor. Sceor is an unusual last name. In Old English scéor, but preferably scúr, means shower, tempest, or storm of rain, snow, or hail.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for dark obscurus (dark, dim) and the Old English word for dark deorc (dark, gloomy).

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Light, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for for light are cala (light) and rilma (glittering light).

The Sindarin words for light are calad (light), gail (bright light) and galad (light, radiance).

Monday, June 22, 2009

Light, in my words

luth : light

The Illunse word for light is luth. Luth is a last name. Luth translates to lute in French. Luth translates to sacred place in Etruscan. Luth is the name of a city in Sudan.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for light (daylight) which is lux or lucis and the Old English word for light which is léoht.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Gold, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for gold are malta or malda (gold metal) and laurë (golden light).

The Sindarin word for gold are malt or mall (gold metal) and mallen (of gold, golden).

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Gold, in my words

aurl : gold

The Illunse word for gold is aurl. Aurl is a masuculine first name. Aurl is an unusual last name. Similar word aural means of or pertaining to the ear or sound.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for gold which is aurum and the Old English word for gold which is gold (same as Modern English).

I've changed this word. My Illunse word for gold is now ald.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Spring, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for spring (season) are coirë (stirring, early spring) and tuilë (budding, late spring).

The Sindarin words for spring (season) are echuir (stirring, early spring) and ethuil (budding, late spring).

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Spring, in my words

ferent : spring

The Illunse word for spring is ferent. Ferent is a last name. In Latin ferent translates to will bear, will bring, or will tell of.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for spring which is ver and the Old English word for spring which is lencten (the fast of Lent). I transformed the V from the Latin word into a F. Old English doesn't use V.

I've changed this word. My Illunse word for spring is now verenc.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Autumn, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for autumn are yávië (harvest, early autumn), quellë (fading, late autumn) and lasselanta (leaf-fall).

The Sindarin words for autumn are iavas (harvest, early autumn), firith (fading, late autumn), lasbelin (leaf withering) and dannas (fall).

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Autumn, in my words

aethum : autumn

The Illunse word for autumn (or fall) is aethum. Aethum in Welsh translates to "I went". Aethum seems to mean something in Tamil when transliterated. Similar word anethum is Latin for dill, and anethum graveolens is the scientific classification for dill.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for autumn which is autumnus or autumnum and the Old English word for autumn which is hærfest (like harvest).

Monday, June 15, 2009

Summer, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for summer is lairë.

The Sindarin word for summer is laer.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Summer, in my words

sumast : summer

The Illunse word for summer is sumast. Sumast means something in Hindi transliterated.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for summer which is sumor and the Latin word for summer which is aestas.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Winter, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for winter is hrívë.

The Sindarin word for winter is rhîw.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Winter, in my words

hiwern : winter

The Illunse word for winter is hiwern.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for winter which is hiems and the Old English word for winter which is winter (same as Modern English).

In French the word for winter is hiver.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Day, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for day are aurë (sunlight, day) and (day, a full 24-hours).

The Sindarin words for day are aur (day, sunlight, morning), arad (daytime, a day) and calan (day, daylight, period of actual daylight).

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Day, in my words

daes : day

The Illunse word for day is daes. Daes is a last name. Daes translates to does in Scottish.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for day which is dæg and the Latin word for day which is dies.

I've changed this word. My Illunse word for day is now dae.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Night, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for night are lómë (night, dusk, twilight), hui (night, murk), and mórë (blackness, dark, night).

The Sindarin words for night are (nightfall, evening, night), fuin (night, dead of the night), and môr (darkness, dark, night).

Monday, June 08, 2009

Night, in my words

noct : night

The Illunse word for night is noct. Noct is an unusual last name.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for night which is nox (which I transliterated to nocs) and the Old English word for night which is niht.

I'm aware that this word looks like nocturnal, which means of night, at night, by night.

I've changed this word. My Illunse word for night is now nict.

Sunday, June 07, 2009

North, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for north is formen.

The Sindarin word for north is forod.

Saturday, June 06, 2009

North, in my words

seneth : north

The Illunse word for north is seneth. Seneth is a last name.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for north which is septentrio (which refers to the seven stars of Ursa Major or Ursa Minor) and the Old English word for north which is norð (which can be transliterated to north).

Friday, June 05, 2009

South, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for south is hyarmen.

The Sindarin word for south is harad.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

South, in my words

auseth : south

The Illunse word for south is auseth.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for south which is auster (australis is southern) and the Old English word for south which is súþ (which can be transliterated to suth).

In Latin the meridional also means southern.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

West, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for west is númen.

The Sindarin words for west are annûn (west, sunset) and dûn.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

West, in my words

ocsest : west

The Illunse word for west is ocsest.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for west which is occidens and the Old English word for west which is west (same as Modern English).