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  •  Lots of cognates between... (5+ / 0-)
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    ...Hindi/Sanskrit and Latin.

    "Room" = "Kamera" in both languages.

    Freedom isn't "on the march." Freedom dances.

    by WarrenS on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 08:10:18 PM PST

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    •  Amazing stuff with words (and names) (4+ / 0-)
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      shared between Sanskrit-derived languages and Russian. The Russian word for "witch"--approximately, "vyedma"--shares a root with "veda," the Indian scripture.

      It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

      by karmsy on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 08:14:43 PM PST

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