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CONLANG  January 2004, Week 2

CONLANG January 2004, Week 2

Subject:

Re: Ancient conlang

From:

Tristan McLeay <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 14 Jan 2004 21:36:53 -0500

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On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Costentin Cornomorus wrote:

> > Provided it had the necessary modern
> > vocabulary: there's no word for
> > "email" or "hominid" or "chimp" in Hittite.
>
> Circumlocutions. For "hominid", use "manlike";
> for "chimp" u