18 March 2013

well (noun) is puvo

puvo = well (noun) (some things Google found for "puvo": an uncommon term; puvo is a German illustrator and cartoonist with website puvo productions; user names; a rare last name; name of a World of Warcraft gaming character; Rio Puvo is an intermittent stream in Mozambique)

Word derivation for "well (noun)" :
Basque = putzu, Finnish = kaivo
Miresua = puvo

This is the noun well, not the adverb or adjective or interjection. This is well as in a hole sunk into the ground from which water can be drawn. It appears in paragraph five of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice found herself "falling down a very deep well".

The Basque word is derived from the Latin word puteus.

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