Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Glass, in my words + glasses

glist : glass

The Illunse word for glass is glist. In English glist (taken from glisten) can mean glimmer or mica. Glist is a rare last name.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for glass which is glæs, and the Latin word for glass which is vitrum.

Glist is the current word for glass.

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

glista : glasses

The Illunse word for glasses (nominative plural) is glista. Glista is a unusual last name. Glista means worm in Croatian.

Glasses in Latin is vitra. Glasses in Old English is glasu.

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