22 December 2013

whisker is viboke

viboke = whisker (noun) (some things Google found for "viboke": a rare term; user names; gaming character names; similar Vibok Works is a Spanish studio for publishing, art and architecture; similar Vibeke is a Scandinavian feminine first name; similar Viboge is the name of a place in Denmark)

Word derivation for "whisker"
Basque = bibote (whisker, mustache)
Finnish = viiksi (whisker, half of a mustache) (mustache is viikset)
Miresua = viboke

Another Finnish word for whisker is viiksikarva, where karva means hair, fur.

The Basque word for whisker, bibote, is from the Spanish word for mustache and whisker, bigote.

Whiskers, the plural, such as of a cat, will be viboket. This word will also mean mustache. By the way, there are other words in Basque and Finnish for hair in a beard or sideburns.

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Queen of Hearts shrieked out, "Turn that Dormouse out of court! Suppress him! Pinch him! Off with his whiskers!"

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