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Re: Translation question

From:daniel andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>
Date:Thursday, December 7, 2000, 14:14
John Cowan wrote:

> Come to think of it, does "shibboleth" = "word whose > pronunciation can be used to divide people into two > groups" (as opposed to its literal meaning "river") > have currency in any language but English?
It does in Swedish, though spelt _schibbolet_. daniel