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Re: Baby/infant

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Friday, August 25, 2006, 5:41
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From: "Chris Peters" <beta_leonis@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: Baby/infant

> I'm not entirely sure if this qualifies, but the Japanese word "akachan" > might qualify. I don't know the etymology of "aka-", but the "-chan" > suffix is a common "cuteness" qualifier commonly used for people and > animals. ("oneechan" = "big sister"; "nekochan" = "kitty).
aka = red. Akago (-ko = child) is another word for infant.