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CONLANG  May 2013, Week 3

CONLANG May 2013, Week 3

Subject:

Re: No Coke, Peksi [sic] (was: RE: Typical lexicon size in natlangs)

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Jim Henry <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

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Wed, 15 May 2013 19:31:50 -0400

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On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 7:58 AM, Douglas Koller
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> ObConlang: How do you say Coke, Pepsi, and Orangina in your conlangs? There, now you're covered. ;)

gjâ-zym-byn has {kĕ'kul} for cola drinks, as well as root beer.
{kĕ'kul-cjaj}, with the suffix that specifies out a prototypical
instance of a class, is Coca-Cola; other brands of cola are e.g.
{kĕ'kul pepsi-gam}, with a foreign proper name suffix appended to the
transliterated brand name.

-- 
Jim Henry
http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/
http://www.jimhenrymedicaltrust.org

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