Saturday, October 08, 2011

Nail (peg), in my words + nails

cagl : nail

The Illunse word for nail (nail, peg) is cagl. Cagl is a rare last name. In Welsh cagl means clotted dirt.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for nail nægl or nægel (nail, peg), and the Latin word for nail clavus (nail, spike, rivet).

caglas : nails

The Illunse word for nails (nails, pegs) is caglas. Caglas is a rare last name.

Nails in Latin is clavi. Nails in Old English is næglas.

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