[ExI] little puzzle

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Sun Oct 1 16:08:47 UTC 2023

On Sun, Oct 1, 2023 at 6:31 AM Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> What a fascinating word. Before OK was brought up, I was thinking of
> "mama". The syllable "ma" occurs in the word for mother in every
> language that I myself am familiar with. It lies at the very definition
> of "mammal". It might be a runner up to OK in terms of being close to a
> universal word. Can anybody think of an exception?

The Danish translation of "mama" is "mor".  Finnish is "äiti".  Lao is
"aem".  Mongolian is "eej".  And there's Georrgian, as Gadersd pointed out.
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