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Re: Linguistic contributions to Montreiano

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Thursday, November 16, 2000, 6:04
>Are there any precedence of those kind of suffixes becoming >productive. I can recall several places in and near Bogotá with >Chibcha names, some of them showing a pattern, but none of them are >productive... unless there would be a sort of joke (the Montreian >founder wanted the name to look native, for example)
Well, i'm nost sure about that yet. I'd like to have it where Rumsien didnt die off completely, but have it influence Montreiano just a bit. I wonder, do any of the Mayan or Aztecan languages influence regional varieties of Spanish in Mexico and Central America? Perhaps, the ending -taruc is so ingrained intot he minds of the people as an ending for city names that it becomes productive? (maybe not). __________________________________ L E A Ñ I O N Ò U O, U N A E Á N Ò U A