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Eric Christopherson wrote:
>
> Steg Belsky wrote:
> > >    LISHANA-DENI: Israel
> > >    LISHANAN: Israel
> > >    LISHANID NOSHAN: Israel
> >

> > I just think all these "lishan..." language names sound very cool :) .
>
> What do they mean? Something related to loshn (language)?

Sure (loshn is Yiddish - the Hebrew is lashon, or in construct - leshon,
the first "e" being a schwa).

I personally think (but don't know) that they all pretty much mean "our
language," based on the similarity to the Semitic possessive suffixes.



        Shaul