Friday, November 04, 2011

Sword, in my words + swords

slade : sword

The Illunse word for sword is slade. Slade is a last name. Slade comes from the Old English term slæd which means valley, wooded glade. Slade is an unusual masculine first name. Slade are an English glam rock band most popular in the early 1970s. Slade is the name of places in Ireland, Kentucky and Florida.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for sword gladius, and the Old English word for sword sweord.

sladi : swords

The Illunse word for swords (nominative plural) is sladi. Sladi is an unusual last name. Sladi is the name of place in Indonesia. In Serbo-Croation similar word slàdić means licorice. In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, similarly named slaadi are a fictional humanoid race that resembles giant toads.

Swords in Latin is gladii. Swords in Old English is sweord (same as the singular).

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