V. La problématique du delta

Anster, Omster, something like that.
Paul Auster, Timbuktu (1999).

Pigafetta points to the island and asks for its name. The farmer, thinking he was pointing to the coconut tree, answers in Sarawakian Malay: buah nyiur [buahnjo:] (« coconut »). Pigafetta then records that the island is named [bohnjo:] and spells it « Bor-neo ».
Plaisanterie favorite de M. Murphy @ Manggeng, Bidayūh Sentah de Kampung Sungei Dūūh.