Monday, January 24, 2011

Shadow, in my words + shadows

scumra : shadow

The Illunse word for shadow is scumra. Similar Shumra is an unusual first name that can be feminine.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for shadow which is sceadu (shadow (actual and figurative), shade) and the Latin word for shadow which is umbra (shade; ghost; shadow).

scumrae : shadows

The Illunse word for shadows (nominative plural) is scumrae.

Shadows in Latin is umbrae. Nights in Old English is sceadu (same as the singular shadow).

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