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Re: Baby/infant

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 22, 2006, 20:48
* caeruleancentaur said on 2006-08-22 22:26:40 +0200
> I'm looking for a word for "baby/infant" in a natlang that has not > evolved from "indistinct speech" (baba > baby) or from "not speaking" > (in-fans > infant). Does anyone know of such?
Norwegian "spedbarn", a baby prior to walking. I assume the "sped-" is the same as "sped" meaning simply "small, slight in size", but for all I know it might have something to do with truffles... t.


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