Miresua is an imaginary, artificial, constructed language; a conlang. These words are not randomly generated. Miresua is an eclectic alphabetic mix of Basque and Finnish, two unrelated European languages.
14 March 2014
dark is tumun (of color)
tumun = dark (adjective) (some things Google found for "tumun": a uncommon term; TUMUN is an acronym for Thammasat University Model United Nations; Tumun-ghâr is a place in Lord of the Rings Online game; a rare last name; means egg in Chumash which is a Native American language of California; Tumun is the name of places in South Korea; similar Tumun-dong and Tumun-gol are the name of places in North Korea and South Korea)
Word derivation for "dark" (of color):
Basque = ilun, Finnish = tumma (dark of color)
Miresua = tumun
As Finnish has two words for dark, now so does Miresua.
The word dark appears three times in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, but not with this meaning.