Bodhi...thoughts?

(38 Posts)
FriggFRIGG Tue 13-Nov-12 23:30:13

For a boy.
I love the meaning...what does it make you think of when you first hear it?

Doyle.

wink

Saying that - I think it;s a great sounding nane. smile

YDdraigGoch Tue 13-Nov-12 23:31:54

Stocking

stargirl1701 Tue 13-Nov-12 23:33:42

Tree.

ThePathanKhansWitch Tue 13-Nov-12 23:34:07

Buddha.

PuggyMum Tue 13-Nov-12 23:34:14

Reminds me of Patrick Swayze in point break. I'm not sure many people will make the connection but i imagine a'surfer dude'.

I do quite like it though....

FriggFRIGG Tue 13-Nov-12 23:42:10

Why Doyle chaosy? I'm feeling a little slow tonight....

And why stocking?

BackforGood Tue 13-Nov-12 23:49:10

"...and Doyle" is what I was going to say too

Frigg - it's 'The Professionals'... you know, like Starsky and Hutch, or Dempsey and Makepeace. You just associate the 2 names together (although spelt Bodie)

FriggFRIGG Tue 13-Nov-12 23:57:57

Ahh,I seeee...
but that's Bodie...not Bodhi... wink

Silibilimili Wed 14-Nov-12 00:07:43

Buddhism. The bodhi tree is what Budha say under when he received enlightenment.

Friggy, drearest.

You sadi "when you first hear it?"

So, ner.

<<waggles tongue>>

FriggFRIGG Wed 14-Nov-12 00:21:40

Gah.
Fairy nuf then.

New question
What do you think of Bodhi when you first see it?

Still loike it.

Are you having a child?

tipp2chicago Wed 14-Nov-12 00:33:06

Wasn't there a Bodhi in Home & Away?

Viviennemary Wed 14-Nov-12 00:36:19

I'd think pardon what was that again. I'd think I had misheard.

exexpat Wed 14-Nov-12 00:41:16

I'd think tree, Buddha etc, and also the name of a rather nice vegetarian restaurant I used to go to in Sydney. But to be honest it's not a name I'd want to lumber a child with - what if he isn't remotely serene and Buddha-like? And people will constantly mishear it as Brodie or want to spell it Bodie etc.

FriggFRIGG Wed 14-Nov-12 01:10:22

Hmmm...

No chaosy I'm not pregloa yet just decided to TTC and over excited,names are probably my favorite bit about having DC... wink

I wanted to test the water with Bodhi here as I know the moment DP hears it,he'll be set on it he's a hippy

exexpat I knew i knew it from somewhere else! That was a bloody nice restaurant...

FriggFRIGG Wed 14-Nov-12 01:12:36

I wonder if it's still open....
my DSIS lives in sydndey...and we are veggies...she'll think I've gone mental and named the baby after a restaurant grin

exexpat Wed 14-Nov-12 01:13:05
FriggFRIGG Wed 14-Nov-12 01:15:58

Awh shite.
That's out then grin

I'd never live it down.

badtime Wed 14-Nov-12 10:26:16

Point Break.

YDdraigGoch Wed 14-Nov-12 12:44:33

Is it pronounced as in "body", or as in "roadie"? Either way he'd be forever having to tell people how to spell and pronounce it.

EmpressOfTheSevenOceans Wed 14-Nov-12 12:47:16

I wonder how to pronounce it.

FriggFRIGG Wed 14-Nov-12 13:11:01

Boh-dee

(like roadie)

But it's been stricken off the list anyway...see above grin

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