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French & Eng. vis-a-vis Dutch WAS: 2nd pers. pron. for God

From:Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>
Date:Thursday, September 12, 2002, 18:25
> However, it would still sound a bit blasphemous to > say "jij" to God; that would > be denying your own nothingness in comparison with > His greatness... > > Jan
Interesting in that this seems to be the opposite intuition in French and English. "Tu" and "Thou" are used to indicate one's closeness to and intimacy with God, at least I would think.... Clint __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! News - Today's headlines


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