Miresua is an imaginary, artificial, constructed language; a conlang. These words are not randomly generated. Miresua is an eclectic alphabetic mix of Basque and Finnish, two unrelated European languages.
22 July 2013
butterfly is pehinexa
pehinexa = butterfly (noun) (some things Google found for "pehinexa": an unique term; similar pexinxa occurs on a number of Brazilian bargain websites and may be a form of the Portuguese word pechincha which means bargain)
Word derivation for "butterfly"
Basque = tximeleta AND pinpilinpauxa
Finnish = perhonen
Miresua = pehinexa
Basque has multiple words for butterfly, perhaps they are from different dialects. I choose the two that seemed most common.
The word butterfly occurs just once in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice tells the Caterpillar that some day he'll change into a butterfly.