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----- Original Message -----
From: Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: A question about language-naming


> Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> >
> >En réponse à "Y.Penzev" <[log in to unmask]>:
> >
> > >
> > > To answer the question, I took my "Lingvisticheskij
Enciklopedicheskij
> > > Slovarj" (Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Linguistics), Moscow, 1990, and
> > > consulted the Index of Language Names.
> > >
> > > NONE of these names are there...
> > >
> >
> >YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (suddenly life seems much nicer than it already
> >was :)) )
>
> Does anything resembling Tairezazh, Steienzh, Keshéáras, Altaii,
Tersnuvu,
> Azain, Golgovu, Kalini Sapak or Cyran [Sy'ran] turn up? Just curious ...

Steienzh -- resembles Steieng (from the Mon group of Austroasian family);
Altaii -- almost the same as Altaian (former Oyrot, one of Turkic langs),
Cyran certainly resembles Syrian/Syriac ...
The others are not found :-)

>                                                     Andreas

Yitzik
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