26 August 2013

lizard is lisker

lisker = lizard (noun) (some things Google found for "lisker": an uncommon term; an unusual last name; Leigh Lisker was an American linguist and phonetician; Bruce Lisker is a California man whose conviction for murder was overturned; a Zoanoid character in science fiction movie The Guyver (1991); name of a Basque progressive rock or folk rock band of the 70s; Lisker Congregation is a NYC Jewish Orthodox synagogue; Lisker's sign is tenderness to percussion of the medial surface of the tibia which suggests deep venous thrombosis)

Word derivation for "lizard"
Basque = musker, Finnish = lisko
Miresua = lisker

Another Finnish word for lizard is sisilisko.

Bill the Lizard is a character appearing in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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