Saturday, May 31, 2014
Moss, in my words + mosses
The Illunse word for moss is mocs. Mocs is an informal term short for moccasins. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga team nickname is the Mocs. Mocs is a rare to unusual last name.
This word is a mixture of the Old English word for moss, méos, and the Latin word for moss, muscus.
This is a new word. If I decide to use the letter X in Illunse, this word would be mox.
mocsas : mosses
The Illunse word for mosses (nominative plural) is mocsas. Mocsas is a very rare last name. Similar Mocsa is the name of a village in Hungary.
Mosses in Latin is musci. Mosses in Old English is méosas.