Sunday, April 12, 2015
Thumb, in my words + thumbs
The Illunse word for thumb is polum. Polum is an unusual last name. Polum is a rare first name. Similar Polum'yane is a place in Ukraine.
This word is a mixture of the Old English word for thumb,
(which I transliterate to thuma), and the Latin word for thumb,
(thumb; also big toe).
The Illunse word for thumbs (nominative plural) is polumas. Polumas is a very rare last name.
Thumbs in Latin is
. Thumbs in Old English is
(which I transliterate to thuman).
noun nom pls
Old English + Latin mix
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