Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 17, 2003, 14:55|
Mark J. Reed scripsit:
> 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?
No. The sequence intended here is Asia (n.) > Asian (adj.) > Asian (n.).
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