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 --- On Sun 08/04, Pierpaolo BERNARDI  wrote:
From: Pierpaolo BERNARDI [mailto: [log in to unmask]]
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2002 15:22:20 +0200
Subject: Re: Telefono

> From: "Kjell Rehnstrom"
>
> > En chino, teléfono no se dice
> > "te-le-fo-no" ni nada parecido, sino
> > "di n hu " que es un
> > compuesto plenamente chino; >
> > Pote alcuno informar me que significa le
> > parolas literalmente.
>
> 电 di n = elettricit ;
> 话 hùa = parola, lingua, discorso, parlare.
>
> 再见,          P.

NOTE: some of the "compuestos" used for modern
science/technology were not "plenamente Chino"
but were created in Meiji Japan -- then shifted
back to China.

So it is a complicated world.

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 "." CHANG Wei
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