Saturday, October 12, 2013

Cheese, in my words + cheeses

cys : cheese

The Illunse word for cheese is cys. Cys is a rare last name. Cys is a very rare first name. In Albanian cys means to poke, prod or goad. Cys (aka Cys-la-Commune) is a place in the Picardy region of France.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for cheese, cýse, and the Latin word for cheese, caseus.

cysas : cheeses

The Illunse word for cheeses (nom. plural) is cysas. Cysas is a very rare last name.

Cheeses in Latin is casei. Cheeses in Old English is cýseas.

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