Re: MADJAL: The complete online corpus and dictionary
|From:||Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 1, 2004, 21:24|
David Peterson wrote:
> Okay, looking at the corpus has answered most of my question.
> I gather, then, that it's not a problem that there are two conflicting
> translations of "Mary made the demon afraid". Quite the contrary:
> That's part of the fun. Is this right?
>Obviously, different words for the same English word are synonyms with
various shades of meaning, formality, whatever....Madjal will have its
buy - purchase - acquire
kill - slaughter - murder - massacre
home in realtor-speak = house