Sunday, May 06, 2012

Rain, in my words + rains

revia : rain

The Illunse word for rain is revia. Revia is an unusual last name. Revia can be a variation of the feminine first name Reva. Revia is a brand-name prescription drug. In Sindarin revia- is a (possibly obsolete) verb meaning to fly, sail; to wander. Revia is the name of a town in Mozambique.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for rain which is pluvia (rain, shower), and the Old English word for rain which is regn.

This is the current word for rain.

Here's a link to Rain, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words.

revian : rains

The Illunse word for rains (nominative plural) is revian. Revian is a rare last name. Revian is a rare first name.

Rains in Latin is pluviae. Rains in Old English is regnas.

I didn't have a word for rains, the plural, before.

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