li [Larry Sulky] mi tulis la > E-o uses the same verb for 'to wear' and 'to carry', doesn't it? This seems to be common in European languages. > And the same root for 'pen' and 'feather', yes? This too seems to be a common usage in European languages (deu: Feder, spa: pluma, fra: plume. Obviously a throwback to the time when feathers were used for writing.