Sunday, December 21, 2008

Gate, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for gate is ando. The word for great gate is andon (plural andondi).

The Sindarin word for gate (or great door) is annon. The plural, gates, is ennyn.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Gate, in my words

perat : gate

The Illunse word for gate is perat. Perat is a last name. Perat is the name of a town in Albania. There is Chateau Mont-Perat Bordeaux wine. Perat translates to rancid in Indonesian.

To come up with this word for gate, I mixed of the Old English word geat and the Latin word porta.