Monday, September 06, 2010

Leg, in my words + legs

scura : leg

The Illunse word for leg is scura. Scura is an uncommon last name. In Italian scura means dark, sombre.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for leg which is crus (leg; shank; shin), and the Old English word for leg which is scanca (a shank, shin, leg from the knee to the foot).

scuran : legs

The Illunse word for legs (nominative plural) is scuran. Scuran is a rare last name.

Legs in Latin is crurus. Legs in Old English is scancan.

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