30 April 2014

half is purdi

purdi = half (adjective, noun) (some things Google found for "purdi": an uncommon term; a rare to unusual last name; a rare first name; Purdi Paws Pet Grooming in Ohio; Purdi.com (or Purdicom) is a UK wireless and security distribution company; name of a village in Estonia)

Word derivation for "half":
Basque = erdi, Finnish = puoli
Miresua = purdi

The word half occurs multiple times in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This quote is from near the end.
"Who cares for you?" said Alice, (she had grown to her full size by this time.) "You're nothing but a pack of cards!"

At this the whole pack rose up into the air, and came flying down upon her: she gave a little scream, half of fright and half of anger...

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