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On Thu, 27 Dec 2001 18:08:23 -0800, Anton Sherwood <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>http://www.df.lth.se/~cml/swadesh.txt says:
>> Note that the list in English contains at first glance only
>> two words of Latin/Romance origin (person and mountain).
>
>At second glance I find `animal', `flower', `fruit', `lake', `push',
>`river', `vomit'.

Add: because, count, dig, turn (I *think* there are a couple more).

And tons of Scandinavian loans (including e. g. _give_).


Basilius