From December 16, 2015-
turnie, noun, book
turniete, 2 books
turniebe, a shelf of books
turnine, some books
So I figured I’d handle shelf and library!
Library, first, is a book-place, Turnietan. This originally referred to any depository of books. Now, a bookseller is a Liezturnie, Seller, of book and a library is a Turnietapon, a book place, scholarly.
And in the library there are shelves!
A shelf is a birtun, from a word which originally meant ledge; a bookshelf is a birtunturnie.
A collective plural of shelves is usually considered a bookcase, unit of shelves. If you collectivize that, birtunbebe, you end up with a slang word for a large gathering of shelves, a storeroom.