Sunday, November 07, 2010

Bridge, in my words + bridges

brycon : bridge

The Illunse word for bridge is brycon. Brycon is an unusual last name. Brycon is a genus of fish that can be found in the Paraguay river basin.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for bridge which is pons and the Old English word for bridge which is brycg.

brycona : bridges

The Illunse word for bridges (nominative plural) is brycona.

Bridges in Latin is pontes. Bridges in Old English is brycga.

No comments: