The Finnish noun "palaveri"
In Finnish, "palaveri" means meeting, so I wonder if it had common origins with "palaver". I would be very curious as to the words' etimology. 18.104.22.168 14:10, 13 December 2008 (UTC)
HELP! This entry is noxiously culturally bound
As a newbie to Wiktionary I started to fix this by adding the definition as in the Unesco page, but this entry is really settler-culture ethnocentric and a drag to find and read.Katewill 17:34, 7 May 2010 (UTC)
- Isn't the sense you added already covered by the pre-existing sense "A meeting at which there is much talk"?—msh210℠ 17:37, 7 May 2010 (UTC)
- Hm, no, I guess not; never mind. I've modified it for brevity and clarity.—msh210℠ 17:42, 7 May 2010 (UTC)
Please do not re-nominate for verification without comprehensive reasons for doing so.
- I don't know about the informality, but there are cites at  and . (That's two.)—msh210℠ (talk) 23:33, 1 September 2011 (UTC) , such as