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Re: Keeping Track of Ambiguity in your Conlang?

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Friday, August 30, 2002, 20:18
On 30 Aug 02, at 21:51, Roberto Suarez Soto wrote:

> I have never heard or read any use of "cleave" meaning "to cling to" :-m > Has it some special use, or is it mainstream?
I think it's rather archaic. The only phrase in which I've come across it is "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh" -- from the King James translation of the Bible (Genesis 2:24). But then, KJV language is about 400 years old. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>