Re: Merhaba (was: Re: Icelandic)
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 11, 2004, 19:26|
--- Joe <joe@...> a scris:
> The distinction between languages and
> dialects is a false dichotomy anyway
Sure. I didn't even really touch on that one! ;)
Personally, I just call em all "languages".
> Can we say that Scots is at the far end of a
> dialect continuum of some kind?
Isn't that what I said? I've said it before,
anyway. Though I'm not sure "continuum" is quite
the word either. There's just too many far ends,
and Scotland has at least three of them (two
Germanic and one Celtic)! ;)
la cieurgeourea provoer mal trasfu ast meiyoer ke 'l andrext ben trasfu.
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