Saturday, September 29, 2012

Wood, in my words + woods

wulg : wood

The Illunse word for wood (material) is wulg. Wulg is an unusual last name. Na Wulg Wulg Family Care Service and Child Care Centre in Northern Territory, Australia.

This word is a mixture the Old English word for wood wudu (wood, forest, grove; tree), and of the Latin word for wood lignum (wood; firewood; trunk/stump/tree).

This is the current word for wood.

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

wulga : woods

The Illunse word for woods is wulga. Wulga is a rare last name.
Woods in Latin is ligna. Woods in Old English is wuda.

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