26 May 2014

nonsense is zengahöly

zengahöly = nonsense (noun) (some things Google found for "zengaholy": an unique term, did not match any documents)

Word derivation for "nonsense":
Basque = zentzugabekeria
(zentzu = sense |  -gabe = -less |  -keria = -ness)
Finnish = hölynpöly   (where hölmö = silly, nitwit)
Miresua = zengahöly

This, I think, is a fitting word for nonsense. Note, that like Finnish, the Y is pronounced like U in French, or Ü in German. My Miresua word is as long as the shorter of the two words, nine letters.

The word nonsense occurs seven times in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
The Queen turned crimson with fury, and, after glaring at her for a moment like a wild beast, screamed "Off with her head! Off--"

"Nonsense!" said Alice, very loudly and decidedly, and the Queen was silent.

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