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Re: Chocolate?

From:Dan Sulani <dnsulani@...>
Date:Friday, February 8, 2002, 7:37
On 8 Feb, Clint Jackson Baker wrote:

> Could anyone give me the translation (or site, if the > script is non-Roman) of the word "chocolate" in > natlangs? I'm doing this for a Valentine's day > project. I've pulled off the 'net: German, Dutch, > Finnish, Danish, Frisian, Swedish, Hungarian, Italian, > Polish, Turkish, Russian, French, Spanish, and > Indonesian.
Well, in Hebrew, the dictionary gives: /Sokolada/. The wrappers of two actual bars of the stuff, from different companies, sitting (temporarily ;-) ) here before me, say: /Sokolad/ without the /a/ at the end. I'd go with /Sokolad/ because that's how it's actually used rather than what someone in high places wishes it was. BTW, the shortened form, /Soko/, usually refers to chocolate drink, especially that derived from powdered chocolate (and chemicals :-P ). Dan Sulani ---------------------------- likehsna rtem zuv tikuhnuh auag inuvuz vaka'a. A word is an awesome thing.


Florian Rivoal <florian.rivoal@...>