Re: Essentialist Explaination
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 23, 2002, 2:32|
En réponse à Keith Gaughan <kgaughan@...>:
> Aardvark is Dutch for `ground pig', isn't it?
Kind of yes. "Kind of" only because "pig" in Dutch is normally "varken". "vark"
is not seen as a single word. But "aard" does mean "ground" (and also "nature",
as in "the human nature" :)) . The Dutch are specialists of double-meaning
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