02 November 2015

castle is litalu (revisited)

litalu = castle (noun) (Some things Google found for "litalu": an unusual term; user names; LitaLu is a German company selling designer necklaces and bracelets; similar Lita Lu is the name of several different women; similar Litale is the name of a place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Word derivation for "castle" :
Basque = gaztelu, Finnish = linna
Miresua = litalu

I'm completely redoing this word. My previous Miresua conlang word for castle was ilenga, which was an old word that was an alphabetic scramble, ended in -A, and, according to my word-building rules, should have started with a consonant.

The word castle doesn't appear in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It appears once in Through the Looking-Glass, but not with the meaning of a building, instead meaning a rook piece in the game of chess.

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