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Many Words for One Concept (was: Interesting Words)

From:Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
Date:Sunday, November 4, 2001, 22:51
Elliott Lash wrote:

> Anyway, I'm wondering about that age old 'language myth' about the many words for > snow in Eskimo. Now of course I know this is untrue, but, does anyone have a > language with a similar group of words with related meanings?
The Antelope clan is known to be a gregarious folk priding themselves on their savoir-vivre. Incidentally, their language Obrenje distinguishes at least 8 types of kissing. (=D -- Christian Thalmann


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