Song: ‘Reasons I Drink’ Alanis Morissette
Let us dive into the words because, frankly, I love most of these.
The words of the day are:
Proto-Germanic (Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic): *balgi- m. ‘skin bag’
Ancient Greek (Athenaze Book I): Βρομιος (Bromios), The Thunderer. An epithet of Dionysus.
Anyone who knows me knows that I love storms. The louder, the better. I egg them on, and have been scared a few times from them. I love them.
Sumerian (University of Pennsylvania): banšurzaggula. A cultic tablet.
Ancient Egyptian (An Egyptian Heiroglyphic Dictionary) : Bábá. To kill. I chose this as ‘baba’ is what my half-Arab boyfriend calls his dad (as it is the word for ‘dad’ in Arabic, this makes sense).
Scottish Gaelic: Bàrd. Poet. The poet laureate (bàrd cùirt) is Niall O’Gallagher.
English (A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words): Bairn. Child.
I love this word. It comes from Old Norse, and is in Scots. I adore this. I even named one of my plants this. Meet Bairn Gorm (Green Child in a mixof Scots/Scots Gaelic):