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From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, June 4, 2000, 17:00
Jarkko Hietaniemi scripsit:

> Sadly enough > I don't know enough about other Fenno-Ugrian languages like Estonian > and Hungarian, but I have a very strong hunch that they are similar > in this regard.
They are, indeed. Finnish is essentially Estonian spoken in the genitive case. --Eugene Holman Conversely, Estonian is essentially Finnish with most unstressed and final syllables suppressed. --Eugene Holman -- John Cowan Yes, I know the message date is bogus. I can't help it. --me, on far too many occasions