30 July 2011

stone is havi (revisited)

havihavi = stone (noun) (some things Google found for "havi": a very common term; HAVI Global Solutions is an international supply chain managed services company; HAVi is an acronym for Home Audio Video Interoperability; a rare feminine first name that can be Hebrew; a rare last name; means to have in Esperanto; means monthly in Hungarian; name of cities in Ghana and Iran)

Word derivation for "stone" :
Basque = harri, Finnish = kivi
Miresua = havi

My previous Miresua conlang word for stone was kari, which actually means sunken rock or rocks in Finnish. This is a change I've been pondering for a while. The new word, havi, is somewhat similar to the word heavy, and stones can be heavy.

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