26 October 2012

free (gratis) is dolain

dolain = free (gratis) (adjective) (some things Google found for "dolain": an uncommon to rare term; an unusual last name; Cuirt An Dolain, Fairhill Court is a housing development in Galway, Claddagh, Ireland; user names; a rare first name; "Dolain, Finistere" is a painting (of Doelan in Brittany) by French Impressionist painter Henry (or Henri) Moret)

Word derivation for "free" (gratis, without charge):
Basque = dohako, Finnish = ilmainen
Miresua = dolain

I made this word start with D, which is unusual in Miresua. In Finnish only borrowed words start in D. It turned out to be unintentionally similar to the Basque word dohain (which is related to dohako), the noun for a spiritual, intangible gift.

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