30 December 2008

wall (interior) is heima

heimaheima = wall (noun) (some things Google found for "heima": a very common term; title of a documentary chronicling Icelandic band Sigur Rós tour of Iceland in 2006; user name; a last name that can be from Japan; means "at home" in Faroese and Icelandic)

Word derivation for "wall": (in buildings)
Basque = horma, Finnish = seinä
Miresua = heima

This is the Miresua word for a wall inside a building, such as in a house.

The Finnish word comes from a Baltic root, as opposed to a Latin root.

It's interesting that my word is the title of Sigur Rós DVD. I read somewhere that Sigur Rós have songs in an Icelandic conlang. Although I've heard music by Sigur Rós, I'm not that familiar with their work, so I can't confirm that.

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