Thursday, August 12, 2010

Finger, in my words + fingers

fidig : finger

The Illunse word for finger is fidig. Fidig mac Feicca was chieftain of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of early Irish literature.

This word is a mixture the Old English word for finger which is finger (same as Modern English), and the Latin word digitus (finger; toe).

fidigas : fingers

The Illunse word for fingers (nominative plural) is fidigas.

Fingers in Latin is digiti. Fingers in Old English is fingras.

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