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Re: OT: A lenga munegasca!

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 11, 2003, 6:25
In a message dated 2003:06:10 03:12:54 AM, christophe.grandsire@FREE.FR

>Well, checked the Ethnologue, and it appears that "líguru" is Ligurian, >the Gallo-Italian language spoken in Genoa and around it. It's close to >Piedmontese and Lombard (my impression was correct then ;))) ), and thus >very remote from Standard Italian. Monegasque is a dialect of such language.
Wasn't Luca Mangiat (sp?) a Lombard ? IIRC he mentioned this bunch of regionalects a number of times. --- Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - title of a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ = ! gw3rraa leg0set kaakaa! ! riis3rvaa, saaIlvaa, riikuu, sk0paa-g0mii aen riizijkl0! = (Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!)