22 February 2013

once is yhtin (revisited)

yhtin = once (adverb) (some things Google found for "yhtin": an uncommon term; yhtin.cn is a Chinese website for Yunnan Chengfeng Non-ferrous Metals Co. LTD; user names; a very rare last name; name of a gaming character in League of Legends; similar yhtiö means company, corporation in Finnish)

Word derivation for "once" :
Basque = behin, Finnish = yhdesti
Miresua = yhtin

Note, I chose not to use the most common Finnish word for once, kerran, which is a form of the word meaning time, occasion. Instead I decided to use yhdesti, which also means once, and is the multiplicative case of yksi, the Finnish cardinal number one.

My previous Miresua conlang word for once was ysetin. I'm changing this word because in Finnish yht- (and yhd-) are used in many derived terms and compounds of one. Besides, the new word is a better mix and uses the common letter H. (By the way, my Miresua word for one is yst.)

This is a word from paragraph one of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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