Re: Questions about Choton, was Re: [CONLANG] Announcement: New auxlang "Choton"
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, October 23, 2004, 21:28|
Joe wrote at 2004-10-11 19:26:35 (+0100)
> Pascal A. Kramm wrote:
> >I first wanted to do it that way, but since "Japan" is used in
> >English and German and thus more known than "Nihon", I went for
> >that... I might still add "Nihon" as an alternative.
> You could go with the Archaic Japanese 'Nippon'. That tends to be
> fairly well known to English speakers, for some reason.
Hardly "archaic", Joe. It's perfectly good modern Japanese.