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Benct Philip Jonsson scripsit:
> At 05:01 5/20/2004, Herman Miller wrote:
> >For the Lindiga vocabulary, I decided to extend this meaning of "brush"
> >to also include brooms; the Lindiga word for both "brush" and "broom" is
> >"vlira".
>
> Fair enough, both are _borste_ in Swedish.

Not surprising, as "broom" is the native word (and also the name of the
plant) and "brush" is a borrowing.

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