As I blog my way through my study of Italian, I am considering bring the “Word of the Day” back.
For several years, I posted consistently. Then, in the craziness that was for me 2016, I dropped the ball. But, I miss it.
I am going to attempt to resurrect the habit. We shall see.
I will attempt to blog my way through the “language museum” located at the end of the Loom of Language.
Air: the invisible gasses that make up the atmosphere. Air comes from Old French, air. which came from Latin aer (atmosphere, sky; cloud). The Latin word is related to the Greek αέρ (modern αέρας).
The word Air looks familiar in many modern Latin-derived languages.
- French – l’air
- Italian – l’aria
- Spanish – el aire
- Portuguese – o ar