Saturday, October 19, 2013

Honey, in my words + honeys

humel : honey

The Illunse word for honey is humel. Humel is an unusual to uncommon last name. Humel is a rare usually masculine first name. In German similar hummel means bumblebee. Similar Humele is the name of a place in Romania.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for honey, hunig, and the Latin word for honey, mel.

humela : honeys

The Illunse word for honeys (nom. plural) is humela. Humela is a very rare last name.

Honeys in Latin is mella. Honeys in Old English is hunig (same as the singular).

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