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CHAT: weird names,was Re: conlanging,the ultimate feminist

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, August 8, 1999, 15:43
Tom Wier scripsit:

> Wouldn't the Turkish name <Istanbul> more likely come from Greek > <Konstantinopolis> rather than Latin? Afterall, Latin made practicly > no inroads in the more developed eastern end of the Empire.
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