22 July 2014

brush is haruila

haruila = brush (noun) (some things Google found for "haruila": a rare term; a very rare first name; appears as bad OCR in a handful of scanned old documents; similar Harvila is a rare last name; in Slovakia similar haruľa is a type of potato pancake dish)

Word derivation for "brush"
Basque = eskuila, Finnish = harja
Miresua = haruila

This the Mirusua word for a brush for cleaning and arranging hair, but not a paint brush. Both Basque and Finnish appear to have other words for a paint brush.

The word brush occurs in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, but it refers to a paint brush. The word brush occurs as a verb in Through the Looking-glass, and as a noun in the quote in the previous post and in this sentence following it.
Alice carefully released the brush, and did her best to get the hair into order.

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