Saturday, November 03, 2012
Clay, in my words + clays
The Illunse word for clay is argam. Argam is an unusual masculine name that can be Armenian. Argam is a rare last name. Argam is the name of a place in Indonesia. Argam was the name of a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire mentioned in the Domesday Book.
This word is a mixture of the Old English word for clay lám (loam, clay, earth), and the Latin word for clay which is argilla (white clay, potter's earth; clay).
This is a new word.
argama : clays
The Illunse word for clays is argama. Argama is a rare last name. Argama is the name of a place in Peru. In anime series Mobile Suit Gundam, Argama class is a carrier / assualt ship.
Clays in Latin is argillae. Clays in Old English is lám (same as the singular).
I realize that didn't use the common letter L in this word.