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CONLANG  November 2006, Week 1

CONLANG November 2006, Week 1

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Re: Another Portuguese (?) question

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Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

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Sun, 5 Nov 2006 03:08:09 -0500

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Re "katana" et al.

Thanks to all for your replies, helpful in a negative way ;-)

Plan C: perhaps the Port/Span. borrowed (native) Jap. katana, then 
transplanted it to eastern Indonesia. However, it is odd that the word is 
not found in my Malay or Indonesian dictionaries (quite exhaustive)-- as 
almost all Port/Span. loans were spread via Malay. But it's not im