Thursday, July 14, 2011

Boat, in my words + boats

bant : boat

The Illunse word for boat is bant. Bant is a last name. Bant means tape, band in Turkish. Bant is the name of a city in the Netherlands.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for boat bát (boat, ship, vessel) and the Latin word for boat linter (boat, skiff, small light boat; trough, vat).

bantas : boats

The Illunse word for boats is bantas. Bantas is an unusual last name. Bantas means slimmed in Swedish.

Boats in Latin is lintris. Boats in Old English is bátas.

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