Tweetionary: An Etymology Dictionary
A group of states ruled by a single monarch. Anglo-Norman “emper” < Latin “imperium” < “imperare”=to control or command.
3 weeks, 3 days
A large group of people of the same race and language. Anglo-Norman “nacion” < Latin “natio”=birth or race.
3 weeks, 5 days
Weak and ineffective. Variant of Anglo-Norman “puisne”=a junior or inferior person < Latin “postea”=afterwards + “ne”=born.
Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources
Recently there has been significant interest in compiling word dictionaries of various medieval languages, cf., e.g., the Middle English Dictionary, various dictionaries of Old French such as… 133 more words
To destroy a building or town. Anglo-Norman “rasser”=to remove by scraping; to shave < Latin “radere”=to scratch off or erase.
1 month, 1 week