14 February 2015

table is pöhai (revisited)

pöhai = table (noun) (some things Google found for "pohai"; an uncommon term; Pohai Nani is the name of a retirement community in Oahu, Hawaii; Pohai Kealoha is the title of a Hawaiian song; a rare to unusual first name; a rare last name; in Hawaiian similar pohai means circle or group, as of people or trees; Pohai is a variant name for Bohai which is a gulf or sea on the coast of northeast China)

Word derivation for "table":
Basque = mahai, Finnish = pöytä
Miresua = pöhai

My previous Miresua word for table was paimö. I think this new word is less of an alphabetic scramble.

I found sixteen occurrences of the word table, an item of furniture, in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
There was a table set out under a tree in front of the house, and the March Hare and the Hatter were having tea at it...

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