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Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, October 17, 2003, 14:49
Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:

> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 03:05:18PM +0200, Andreas Johansson wrote: > > "Asian" isn't really relevant here - the adjectives (and therefrom derived > > nouns) refering to the continents are always capitalized. > > Other way around, I think: the adjective "Asian" is derived from the > noun "Asia". Unless "Asia" was originally a back-formation?
The adj "Asian" is from "Asia", yes. But what I was refering to was the noun "Asian", which is derived from the adjective. Andreas