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--- In [log in to unmask], steve rice <ansric@...> wrote:
>

> > Usually, if we take a specifically English word, then we
> > proceed from
> > English pronunciation: mani, wik, lup, kaunta, katapila,
> > mira, inloo.
> 
> I understand most of those, but is "mani" "money"? All I can think
of > for "inloo" is "in-law."
> 

All correct. I like "in-law" because it makes things easier. I never
remember what exactly some Russian terms for kinship mean, and can't
tell right away whether "zolovka" is sister
of husband or wife of brother.