Sunday, February 16, 2014

Rope, in my words + ropes

fusa : rope

The Illunse word for rope is fusa. Fusa is an unusual last name. Fusa means purr in Italian. Fusa is the name of places in Norway, Japan, Colombia (aka Fusagasugá), Nigeria and Serbia.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for rope, sál (a rope, cord, line, bond), and the Latin word for rope, funis (rope; line, cord, sheet, cable). Another Latin word for rope is rudens. Another Old English word for rope is ráp.

This is a new word.

fusae : ropes

The Illunse word for ropes (nominative plural) is fusae. Fusae is an unsual feminine Japanese first name. Fusae is a rare last name.

Ropes in Latin is funes. Ropes in Old English is sála.

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