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R: Re: Question about German

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Friday, May 18, 2001, 15:02
Nik wrote:

> Boudewijn Rempt wrote: > > for instance the 'funny' superlative of 'beter' - 'beterder' > > I take it _beter_ is cognate with English "better"? Reminds me of forms > like "more better" in English.
Or those 'più meglio', 'più peggio', 'ottimissimo' every and each Italian teacher has to fight from the 1st year of Elementary school :-) Lombard OTOH, being a dialect and allowing such redundant things, has institutionalized forms as 'püssee mèj' /py'se: mEj/. Luca


daniel andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>Question about German