06 February 2008

cold is zylt (revisited)

zylt = cold (adjective) (some things Google found for "zylt": an uncommon to rare term; Zylt Consulting.com and Zylt Consulting Ltd in the UK; Zylt is a Dutch partnership of consultants; user names; van Zylt is a last name)

Word derivation for "cold":
Basque = hotz, Finnish = kylmä
Miresua = zylt

My previous word for cold was zälo.  I didn't like that it was similar to zulo, the Basque word for hole. Besides, I wanted to use the y from the Finnish word.

This Miresua word couldn't appear in either Basque or Finnish -- Basque doesn't use the letter y, and Finnish doesn't use the letter z.

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for cold is now holmä.

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