maer : sea
The Illunse word for sea is maer. Maer is a last name. In Danish similar mær means bitch or tart. In Faroese similar mær means me. In Icelandic similar mær means (poetic) maiden. Maer is the name of a couple places in England.
This word is a mixture of the Latin word for sea which is mare or maris, and the Old English word for sea which is sæ which is close to the Modern English word sea.
My previous Illunse word for sea was maera. This is a small change.
Here's a link to Sea, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words.
maera : seas
The Illunse word for seas (nominative plural) is maera. Maera is the name of several beings in Greek mythology. Maera is an unusual feminine first name. Maera is a land in a Norse saga. Maera is a last name that can be from New Zealand. Maera is the name of cities in Mozambique, Angola and Papua New Guinea.
Seas in Latin is maris. Seas in Old English is sae (same as sea).
My previous Illunse word for seas was maerae. This is a small change