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...