06 December 2015

moon is kurgi (revisited)

kurgi = moon (noun) (Some things Google found for "kurgi": an uncommon term; a rare last name; user names; in Estonian genitive form of kurk which means cucumber; means where then in Lithuanian; name of a places in Sudan and India)

Word derivation for "moon":
Basque = ilargi, Finnish = kuu
Miresua = kurgi

My previous Miresua conlang word for moon was kuila. I'm changing this word so that it doesn't end in -A.

The word moon appears one time in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
The Dormouse had closed its eyes by this time, and was going off into a doze; but, on being pinched by the Hatter, it woke up again with a little shriek, and went on: "-- that begins with an M, such as mouse-traps, and the moon, and memory, and muchness...

No comments: