Arabic article (was: Corpses)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 10, 2003, 18:10|
Costentin Cornomorus scripsit:
> Can't think of any, though we do have the
> propensity for leaving Arabic articles in:
> algebra, alchemy, alcohol, etc. Of course, we
> didn't borrow those directly, so they probably
> don't count.
I think it's the fact that these come through Spanish
that make the difference. We certainly don't speak of
al-Islam or the al-Arab.
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