Latin

10 entries · click on a title to read the article

Caesar

puns with ceasura for “cut”, cessero for “retire”, castro for “palace”

Claudius

puns with “locked up” & “disappeared” in Semitic

Columbus

puns with kollubos for “exchange”, and collybista for “banker”

History

puns with histrionic meaning “theater”

Horn

puns with “mockery” & “enacting others” in various languages

Phoenician

means “finance” & “fraud”, derived from “exchangers of accounts”

Semitic word root √pn

stands for “curving”, “turning”, “changing”

Sickle

is called faux / fauci / falx, all punning with “false”!

Tacitus

means “hidden” & “secret”

Wolf

puns with “liar” in Hebrew, “veiling” in Latin, “shell” in Greek