Saturday, February 08, 2014
String, in my words + strings
The Illunse word for string is lieng. Lieng is an unusual last name. Lieng is an unusual first name that is often masculine. Lieng is the name of a place in Norway. Phi Lieng is the name of a place in Vietnam.
This word is a mixture of the Old English word for string, streng (a string, cord, rope), and the Latin word for string, linea (string, line (plumb/fishing), a linen thread).
This is a new word.
liengas : strings
The Illunse word for strings (nominative plural) is liengas. Liengas is a very rare last name.
Strings in Latin is lineae. Strings in Old English is strengas.