30 May 2014

end is lopai

lopai = end (noun) (some things Google found for "lopai": a uncommon term; LOPAI is a Dutch acronym for Landelijk Overleg Provinciale Archief Inspecteurs (National Organization of Provincial Archives Inspectors); a rare last name; a very rare first name; gaming character names; in Lithuanian lopai means patches; name of a town in China)

Word derivation for "end":
Basque = amai, Finnish = loppu
Miresua = lopai

The noun end occurs over a dozen times in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
..."and I wish you wouldn't keep appearing and vanishing so suddenly: you make one quite giddy."

"All right," said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin....

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