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Mnemonics

Page history last edited by Jens Wilkinson 10 years, 3 months ago

Mnemonics Ideas

 

This page contains a number of words, in many cases non Western, that I think could be easily adopted for a worldlang or IAL (international auxiliary language) in general.

 

authority, system babilon

 

bay hono (from honolulu)

 

confusion babel

 

desert sahara

 

flea uku from Ukulele (flea jump)

 

flower ababa from Abbis Ababa (new flower)

 

forest utan from Orang Utan (people of the forest)

 

goose hansa from Lufthansa (flying goose)

 

great maha from Maharaja (great king)

 

home alaya from Himalaya (abode of snow)

 

jump/fly lele from Ukulele (flea jump)

 

old machu from Machu Picchu (old mountain)

 

sea dalai from Dalai Lama (ocean teacher)

 

shelter lulu from Honolulu

 

shore, bank sahil from the Sahel.

 

snow hima from Himalaya (abode of snow)

 

teacher lama from Dalai Lama

 

thief, theft alibaba from Middle East slang

 

Other Ideas

Machu Picchu (old mountain)

Mauna Kea (mountain white)

Taj Mahal (crown palace) (Persian)

Himalaya (hima "snow" alaya "abode") (Sanskrit)

Kilimanjaro (kilima "hill" njaro)

 

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