30 June 2006

summer is seu

seu = summer (noun and adjective) (season) (some things Google found for "seu": SEU stands for Southeastern University of Washington D.C.; a first name, notably Brazilian musician, composer and actor Seu Jorge; La Seu is the Cathedral of Barcelona Spain; SEU stands for single event upset in micro-electronics; a last name; SEU stands for Standards and Effectiveness Unit in the UK; SEU stands for Socio-Ecological Union is an organization born in the USSR; means "your" in Brazilian Portuguese; means "his, its, their" in Catalan; means "shrimp" in Korean (Transliterated); means "or if" in Latin; means "our, its, his, her, yours, their" in Portuguese; means "suet, tallow" in Romanian; places in New Caledonia and France)

Word derivation for "summer" :
Basque = uda, Finnish = kesä
Miresua = seu

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for "summer" is now "keda".

29 June 2006

blood is edor

edor = blood (noun) (some things Google found for "edor": an uncommon term; EDOR is an Italian software solutions company; user names; Edor Nelson Field at Augsburg College in Minneapolis; Edor Skoglund AB is a Swedish maker of pollen isolators; In the Star Wars universe General Edor Crespin is a human male New Republic era commander; Edor team is a computer science company in Spain; places in Nigeria)

Word derivation for "blood" :
Basque = odol, Finnish = veri
Miresua = edor

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for blood is now erdo.

26 June 2006

small is tseni

tseni = small (adjective) (some things Google found for "tseni": an uncommon term; "Siphra' Di-tseni`utha'" in spiritual theosophy is a Chaldean book of mysteries related to the Hebrew Qabbalah; "Tseni'ut" is Jewish standards of modesty in dress and behavior particularly as relating to women; in computer science TSENI stands for Transition Systems Elementary Net Systems; something in Bulgarian; seem to be a Russian and Bulgarian feminine first name)

A Miresua word is combination of the letters in the Basque and Finnish words. This word is an example of my only exception to that rule. After much thought, I decided to modify the "tx" in Basque to "ts".

Word derivation for "small" :
Basque = txiki, Finnish = pieni
Miresua = tseni

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. I changed my mind and decided to use "tx". The word for "small" is now "nitxi".

24 June 2006

boy is ilkat

ilkat = boy (noun) (some things Google found for "ilkat": an uncommon term; user names; ILKAT stands for Im Landkreis Karlsruhe Ausbildungsplätze im Tourismus which is a project in the Karlsruhe district of Germany; a word or name that appears on a number of Finnish webpages; "Ilkát" is a word or name on a number of Hungarian pages; in Palestine picking the olives from the ground is called Ilkat)

Word derivation for "boy" :
Basque = mutil, Finnish = poika
Miresua = ilkat

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for "boy" is now "pamil".

22 June 2006

eye is bisä

bisä = eye (noun) (some things Google found for "bisä" (actually for "bisa"): a very common term; BISA stands for British International Studies Association; BISA is Bank Insurance & Securities Association; BISA is Black Women In Sisterhood for Action; BISA is Bicycle Institute of South Australia; BISA is Bonding & Insurance Specialists Agency, INC.; BISA is Berkeley Indonesian Student Association; BISA is Bangla International Student Association; BISA is Bradford Independent Supporters Association of the UK; Banco BISA of Bolivia; BISA is The Bible Institute of South Africa; BISA is Business Information Systems Association at the University of Sydney, Australia; BISA Ambalaj is a packaging maker in Turkey; BISA stands for Battlefield Information System Application; means "visa" in Basque; means "can (container)" in Indonesian; means "malice, venom" in Malay; means "encore" in Romanian; means "potency, virtue" in Tagalog; places in Malawi, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Macedonia, and Pakistan)

Word derivation for "eye" :
Basque = begi, Finnish = silmä
Miresua = bisä

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for eye is now selgi.

20 June 2006

autumn is kyseda

kyseda = autumn (noun and adjective) (some things Google found for "kyseda": a very rare term; appeared on an Indian institute member's webpages that are now 404; supposedly on a Chinese language board; word on an utter gobbledygook spam posting on a Barry Manilow forum)

Word derivation for "autumn" :
Basque = udazken, Finnish = syksy
Miresua = kyseda

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for autumn is now udaksy.

18 June 2006

mountain is neuri

neuri = mountain (noun) (some things Google found for "neuri": an uncommon term; According to Herodotus the Neuri were a tribe living roughly in the area of modern Poland; perhaps Proto-Slavs; in Polish mythology the Neuri are shape-shifter sorcerers that can take the shape of a wolf for one week once a year; user names; a Polish black metal band; NEURI-2004DXP is a refrigerant; humanoids featured in X-Men comics in connection with Wolverine; a first name that can be from Brazil)

Word derivation for "mountain" :
Basque = mendi, Finnish = vuori
Miresua = neuri

This Miresua conlang word has been revised. The word for mountain is now mordi.

14 June 2006

brown is karrei

karrei = brown (color) (adjective) (some things Google found for "karrei": an uncommon to rare term; in name of a small cattery and kennel in Sweden; a last name that seems to be German; user names)

Word derivation for "brown" :
Basque = marroi, Finnish = ruskea
Miresua = karrei

This Miresua conlang word has been redone. The word for brown is now rumare.

11 June 2006

rain is dure

dure = rain (noun) (some things Goggle found for "dure": a very common term: The Opificio delle Pietre Dure is a muesum in Florence Italy; Pietre Dure or Pietra Dura work is mosaic or stone inlay; SEN-DURE Products Inc. of Florida manufacturers heat exchangers and oil coolers; Dure Foods Ltd. of Canada sells hot chocolate and cappuccino for vending machines; a last name; Peine forte et dure was a method of torture formerly used in the common law legal system where the accused was pressed to death by weights; Bowers-Dure wooden railroad cars of 1870s and 1880s; Used for "endure" in the King James Version of the Bible; means far in Bengali(Transliterated); means expensive in Dutch; means hardly in Esperanto and Latin; means lasts in French; means from far in Sanskrit (Transliterated); places in Mali, Ethiopia, China, and Latvia)

Word derivation for "rain" :
Basque = euri, Finnish = sade
Miresua = dure

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for rain is now ude.

09 June 2006

east is eldikä

eldikä = east (noun) (some things Google found for "eldika": a rare term; a last name that's likely Lebanese, notably Dr. Nader Eldika; user names; a feminine first name; Eldika Service Centre in Ontario for autos; Eldika Colorit is the name of a harness racing horse from Denmark; place in the Russian Federation)

Word derivation for "east" :
Basque = ekialde, Finnish = itä
Miresua = eldikä

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for east is now iketä.

05 June 2006

knife is vaiso

vaiso = knife (noun) (some things Google found for "vaiso": a rare term; Vaiso Solutions of Northern Ireland is an IT company; user name; a place in Estonia; Vaiso Web Hosting; a last name; some thing in Lithuanian)

Word derivation for "knife" :
Basque = aizto, Finnish = veitsi
Miresua = vaiso

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for knife is now veizto.

03 June 2006

glass is seiba

seiba = glass (noun) (some things Google found for "seiba": an uncommon term; SEIBA stands for Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association; a last name, can be Japanese, Hungarian or Dutch; user name; SEIBA stands for Southeastern Indiana Baptist Association; Seiba Specialty Chemicals in the UK; place La Seiba in Ecuador; Seiba Entsorgungstechnik GmbH of Germany; a first name; means ceiba in Finnish which is a tropical American tree; a place in Cuba)

Word derivation for "glass" :
Basque = beira, Finnish = lasi
Miresua = seiba

This Miresua conlang word has been changed. The word for glass is now laire.