Re: a weird question...
|Date:||Thursday, September 16, 1999, 6:20|
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Danny Wier wrote:
> I invented the word _kanzi_ for 'girl, young woman, maiden' -- and it turns
> out the word for 'unmarried woman' in Malayalam is _kan"n"i_ (n" = alveolar
> n). Also, I came up with the expletive _chort_ "bloody hell, etc.", which
> happens to be the Russian word for 'devil'. I also came up with _kane_
> 'dog' (compare Italian _cane_), but I think I was influenced on that one
> This is just a few instances of some conincidences. What would be a good
> word for this phenomenon?
Andrew Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org
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