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CONLANG  April 2018, Week 2

CONLANG April 2018, Week 2

Subject:

Re: Bird names

From:

"William S. Annis" <[log in to unmask]>

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William S. Annis

Date:

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:21:41 -0400

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On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 19:49, Herman Miller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> So I've been thinking about bird names since I recently heard the song
> of a ruby-crowned kinglet (Regulus calendula) around where I live.

On the non-linnaean side, in languages with reduplication, bugs, birds,
and "baby" are all somewhat susceptible to getting reduplicated forms
for names.

--
wm