kwunk'aᐠᗒᐣᘀkʷʌnkʼaNfire drill

A drill used to make fire, used before flint and steel or matches became available.

Etymology: A compound of kwun ‟fire” and k'a ‟arrow”, presumably because the drill was spun by a bow.


Related Words:   Fire, Explosions, and Light   Tools, Machines and Instruments


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