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Nik Taylor wrote:

> > Spanish has a related problem regarding the word "hue'sped", which
> > means "host" but also "guest"!
>
> How do you disambiguate?

The same way English-speakers discriminate between (French) "cousin" and
"cousine".

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        You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
        You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
                Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)