Re: Funny words
|From:||Mau Rauszer <maurauser@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 15, 2003, 12:04|
Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...> 2003.01.09. 19:09:13-kor írta:
> --- Balazs Sudar skrzypszy:
> > > > Do any of you have this kind of humorous word similarities in your
> > > > conlangs?
> > Well, not in my conlangs, but I can tell there are lots of examples in
> > written Hungarian and many european languages: [...]
> > But no longer words, and certainly they have nothing to do with each
> > other.
> Well, one thing that just popped up in my mind, is... what is the Hungarian
> word for country? If I remember correctly, is should be "ország".
> That should sound similar to the Dutch word for cause: "oorzaak",
> pronounced["o:rza:k] or ["o:rsak].
> How 'bout that?
Well the Hungarian one is ["orsa:g] so it really sounds similar...