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When I would start talking with my Belgian friends about barnkracht, which is the literal translation of rafmagn in dutch, they would laugh.
languagehat.com: HIGH ICELANDIC.
For instance, no one in Iceland laughs at a word like rafmagn.
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asativum commented on the word rafmagn
Electricity. Wikipedia: "literally means "amber power" from Greek elektron ("amber")"
July 5, 2008
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