30 August 2009

finch is pento

pentopento = finch (bird) (noun) (some things Google found for "pento": an uncommon term; a last name, notably businessman Michael Pento; means "repentance" in Esperanto; means "I repent or I regret" in Italian; name of a city in India; Iso Pento is the name of a town in Finland)

Word derivation for "finch" :
Basque = txonta, Finnish = peippo or peipponen
Miresua = pento

Pento is the word for finch or chaffinch. There's another Basque word I could have used for finch - neguta, which is related to the Basque word for winter.

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