30 April 2013

twilight is ilumarä

ilumarä = twilight (noun) (some things Google found for "ilumara": a rare term; user names; name of a gaming character on EVE online; according to a 19th century document ilumara means died in an Australian aboriginal language)

Word derivation for "twilight" :
Basque = ilunabar, Finnish = hämärä
Miresua = ilumarä

This is a new word. By the way, it doesn't occur in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Other compound words for twilight in Finnish are iltahämärä (ilta means evening) and aamuhämärä (aamu means morning). Another word for twilight in Basque is ilunsenti (ilun means dark).

No comments: