30 December 2012

realize (become aware of) is tontaju

tontaju = realize (verb) (some things Google found for "tontaju": a very rare term; bad OCR of old newspaper texts; somewhat similar tonta means "a fool" or "stupid, silly, foolish" (feminine form) in Italian and Spanish; similar Tontayu is the name of a place on Sulawesi in Indonesia)

Word derivation for "realize (become aware of)":
Basque = konturatu, Finnish = tajuta
Miresua = tontaju

This word isn't in paragraph three of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Although the phrase "it flashed across her mind" could be paraphrased as (or translated as) "she realized".

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