31 October 2015

candy is gokaki

gokaki = candy (noun) (Some things Google found for "gokaki": a rare term; user names; a very rare last name; eimeria gokaki is type of veterinary protozoan parasite; Gokaki medicinal tea (from a type of Chinese carrot); similar GohKaki Childhood Museum in Panang, Malaysia; similar Gokaka is the name of a place in Nigeria; similar Gokak is the name of a city in India)

Word derivation for "candy" :
Basque = gozoki, Finnish = karkki
Miresua = gokaki

This is a new word.

This post is one day late, according to my schedule, but candy is a good word to post today, on Halloween.

The word candy doesn't occur in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Through the Looking-Glass. Candy is a mainly USA term, the British instead say sweets.

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