Thursday, February 28, 2013


tenye : sky

The Tarijan word for sky is tenye. Tenye is a rare last name. Tenye is a rare first name.

International locations:
Tenye (aka Tenja) is the name of a place in Croatia.

In other languages:
In Hungarian similar tények means reality.

How I came up with this word:
Tenye is a mixture of the transliterated word for sky in Russian which is nyebo or nyeba (небо), and the transliterated word for sky in Mongolian which is tenger (тэнгэр). Note that I'm transliterating the Russian e to ye.

In my other conlangs:
The Miresua word for sky is taizu.
The Lhaesine word for sky is zale.