Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

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.). -- I suggest you call for help, John Cowan or learn the difficult art of mud-breathing. --Great-Souled Sam