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Re: Scandinavian languages, Danish, articles

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2003, 20:32
Isidora Zamora scripsit:

> What's wrong with rolig? (Of course, I had the opportunity to simply > absorb all the semantics of this word by hearing it used very frequently in > all sorts of different contexts)
"Peaceful, tranquil" in Danish and Bokmal Norwegian, but "pleasant, amusing" in Swedish. I don't know the Nynorsk story. -- John Cowan To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --The Hobbit