Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Bone, in my words + bones
The Illunse word for bone is onsa. Onsa is a rare last name. In the Japanese tokusatsu superhero television series Kamen Rider Hibiki the Henshin Onsa is an item like a tuning fork used for transformation. Onsa watches. Onsa is the name of cities in Nigeria and Sudan. Onsa-ri is a place in North Korea.
This word is a mixture of the Latin word for a bone which is os, and the Old English word for bone which is bán.
Onsa is the current word for bone.
Here's a link to Bone, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words + bones.
onsae : bones
The Illunse word for bones (nominative plural) is onsae. Onsae is a rare last name.
Bones in Latin is ossis. Bones in Old English is bán (same as the singular).