18 April 2014

wide is lebal

lebal = wide (adjective) (some things Google found for "lebal": an uncommon term; Lebal Drocer (which is "record label" backward) Inc. is some sort of small radical media company; le Bal is a French Debutante Ball; an unusual last name; Lebal Trading Co. Ltd of Taiwan sells commercial labeling machines; a misspelling of label; similar Lebala is the name of places in the Congo)

Word derivation for "wide":
Basque = zabal, Finnish = leveä
Miresua = lebal

Another word for wide in Finnish is laaja.

The word wide occurs twice, and wider occurs once, in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This quote is from chapter 7, A Mad Tea-Party.
"You should learn not to make personal remarks," Alice said with some severity; "it's very rude."

The Hatter opened his eyes very wide on hearing this....

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