Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Brick, in my words + bricks

laget : brick

The Illunse word for brick is laget. Laget is an unusual last name. Laget is the name of a place in Norway.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for brick which is tigel (earthen vessel, pot; tile, brick; slabs for roofing) and the Latin word for brick which is later (brick, tile).

Brick is a new word.

lagetas : bricks

The Illunse word for bricks (nominative plural) is lagetas. Lagetas is a rare last name. Lagetas is a masculine ancient Greek name.

Bricks in Latin is lateris. Bricks in Old English is tigela.

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