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NATLANG Q?: Dutch,etc. for "Pangaea" & "Gaia, etc.

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 28, 2003, 7:35
    My scanty Dutch and Japanese _Romaji_ dictionaries do not have all the
words I am reaaaally curious about. And my on-line searches were rather
frustratingly fruitless ::makes like a very vocal, pissed-off fruitbat &
makes high pitched hissing chirreeps at his bleedin' antique,
glorified-desktop-sized PDA of a Mac::

    I am wondering how Nederlands and _Romaji_ translate and/or spell (& the
IPA of said spellings) the following words:
        "cybernetic", "cyberspace", "CyberPunk", "cyborg"
        "sci-fi", "science fiction"
        "Dadaism", "Futurism"

OBCONLANG:  While we are on this subject matter...
do any of ya conlangers have words to "cover" and/or express these
ideas/concepts/ideologies, etc.???
::makes pleading curious-cat-like sounds::

Hanuman Zhang, 3-Toed-Sloth-Style Gungfu Typist  ;) and Shapeshifter

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