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Re: Re : Re: a weird question...

From:Charles <catty@...>
Date:Thursday, September 16, 1999, 21:03
From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html wrote:

> > Heh, I just remembered that I read in _The Language Instinct_ by Steven > > Pinker that the word for dog in a certain Australian Aboriginal language is > > <dog> :)
> and i learned today that panini's sanskrit root "bharv" means "to gulp".
Shouldn't that rather be "un-gulp"? Scribe's error, probably. In the Val dialect of English, the final "v" becomes "f".