Saturday, September 28, 2013

Bread, in my words + breads

palf : bread

The Illunse word for bread is palf. Palf is a rare last name. Palf is a very rare masculine first name. In Welsh palf means palm (of an anchor, aka fluke) or paw. Palf Lake in Saskatchewan, Canada.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for bread hláf (bread, food, a loaf), and the Latin word for bread panis (bread, loaf; (figuratively) food or nourishment).

This is a new word, and my first post in months!

palfas : breads

The Illunse word for breads (nom. plural) is palfas. Palfas is a very rare last name.

Breads in Latin is panes. Breads in Old English is hláfas.

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