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Re: CHAT: Br'ga (was: CHAT: Thanksgiving)

From:João Ricardo de Mendonça <somnicorvus@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 4, 2005, 0:50
On 10/3/05, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> IIRC, isn't Port. -ão also the augmentative ending, comparable > to Span. -ón(a) ??
<SNIP> It is used with this function, yes, but it may appear in other words as well without that meaning. Many places have their names ending in -ão. Ex: Japão, Ceilão, Afeganistão, Brunão etc. João Ricardo de Mendonça