Saturday, August 25, 2012

Gravel, in my words + gravels

garel : gravel

The Illunse word for gravel (rock fragments and pebbles) is garel. Garel is a last name. Garel is a masculine first name, name of an Arthurian knight. Garel is the name of places in France and Guadeloupe.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for gravel ceosel (gravel, sand) and the Latin word for gravel glarea.

Garel is the current word for gravel.

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

garelas : gravels

The Illunse word for gravels (nominative plural) is garelas. Garelas is an unusual last name.

Gravels in Latin is glareae. Gravels in Old English is ceoslas.

Garelas is actually the current word for gravels. This post is a pretty much a repeat except for the cool graphic showing gravel.

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