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Ever wanted to help name a small pumpkin?

  1. Oct 16, 2005 #1
    I got a small pumpkin for my birthday today. I can't think of a name, however. It's about four inches tall and wide and has about a 1.5 inch stem. It's very orange.

    I want to name it "tiny pumpkin" in a non-english language, preferably one I can pronounce (it uses mostly sounds found in english, though I can replicate other sounds fairly well).

    So, any suggestions?

    Edit: Nevermind, I picked out a name.
     
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2005
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  3. Oct 16, 2005 #2
    Abobora minuscula

    (Portugese)
     
  4. Oct 16, 2005 #3
    Oh, hi. I didn't think anyone was going to bother (I'm a bit impatient, sorry). One of my friends suggested Garnet. I've decided to go with it, since garnets can be orange.

    Thanks anyway, though.
     
  5. Oct 16, 2005 #4
    In German:

    Winzig Kurbis

    (with an umlaut over the "u").
     
  6. Oct 16, 2005 #5
    In Russian:

    Ochyen Malenkaya Teekva

    or

    Kroshechnaya Teekva.
     
  7. Oct 16, 2005 #6
    In French:

    Tout Petit Potiron.
     
  8. Oct 16, 2005 #7

    JamesU

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    name.....pumpkin...?
     
  9. Oct 16, 2005 #8
    I just spent my 17th birthday mostly alone. I got a pumpkin, so I'm naming it.
     
  10. Oct 16, 2005 #9
    Pumpkins are cool. I have one. I don't name them though. I just call it "pumpkin".
     
  11. Oct 16, 2005 #10
    Are you planning on decorating it for halloween?
     
  12. Oct 16, 2005 #11
    Nope, no decoration. I like it as it is. I'll probably bring it to school with me, though. I might give it jewelry or something, though. I don't have any, but I have a lot of female friends, so I imagine I can obtain some. I'd send a picture, but I'm sorely lacking in any way of doing so.
     
  13. Oct 16, 2005 #12
    I don't think it'll be a good idea to take the pumpkin to school. After all, what if it gets dropped on the floor?
     
  14. Oct 16, 2005 #13
    Hmm, you may have a point. I don't want anything to damage Garnet. Garnet's very small, though.
     
  15. Oct 16, 2005 #14
    Chota Kaddu (urdu for little pumpkin)
     
  16. Oct 16, 2005 #15
    Is kaddu pumpkin? Little Kaddu would be a nice nickname.
     
  17. Oct 16, 2005 #16

    honestrosewater

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    Happy Birthday, Smasherman!!!!11
     
  18. Oct 16, 2005 #17
    Thanks :smile:
     
  19. Oct 16, 2005 #18
    We could even say "Citrouille". :wink:
     
  20. Oct 16, 2005 #19
    Is that a better word for it? I was just looking everything up in the dictionary.
     
  21. Oct 16, 2005 #20

    Mk

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    Name it... jenny, the most beautiful name in the world.

    Or you could name it TDK. Or the Terminator.
     
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