22 April 2014

nervous is urdostur

urdostur = nervous (adjective) (some things Google found for "urdostur": an unique term: urdostur did not match any documents; similar urdost is user names; similar UrduStar.com is a Pakistani forum; similar Urdos is a town in south-western France)

Word derivation for "nervous":
Basque = urduri
Finnish = hermostunut   (hermo = nerve)
Miresua = urdostur

The word nervous occurs a handful of times in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Here the Queen put on her spectacles, and began staring at the Hatter, who turned pale and fidgeted.

"Give your evidence," said the King; "and don't be nervous, or I'll have you executed on the spot."

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