Saturday, May 03, 2014

Birch, in my words + birches

beola : birch

The Illunse word for birch is beola. Beola is a rare last name. Beola is a rare feminine first name.

This word is a mixture of the Old English word for birch, beorc (birch-tree, name of the Anglo-Saxon rune for B), and the Latin word for birch, betula (birch tree).

This is a new word.

beolae : birches

The Illunse word for birches (nominative plural) is beolae.

Birches in Latin is betulae. Birches in Old English is beorca.

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