22 January 2012

twice is bakitin

bakitin = twice (abverb) (some things Google found for "bakitin": a rare term; user names; may be a last name, similar Bakhtin is an unusual last name, notably of Russian philosopher and scholar Mikhail Bakhtin; similar word bakit means why in Filipino)

Word derivation for "twice" :
Basque = birritan, Finnish = kahdesti
Miresua = bakitin

This word is a lopsided mix, with more letters from the Basque word than the Finnish word. But considered along with my previous word, the Miresua word for once, the mix evens out. My Miresua word for the cardinal number two is baki. Two in Basque is bi. Two in Finnish is kaksi.

I considered making this word baketin, which is an even mix, but that made me think of a cake pan.

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for twice is now baktin.

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