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RE: Language X within scope of language Y

From: Peter Constable <petercon@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 11:30:48 -0800
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> From: ietf-languages-bounces@alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-

> bounces@alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Jon Hanna



> There are two issues here. One is linguistic and almost philosopical, viz.

> is "Tao Te Ching" when used in English, English or Chinese?


I'm not familiar with that work, but certainly "Das Kapital" is German even if I refer to it in an English conversation; "Capital" would be English. (/dæs kʰæpɪɾɫ̩/ would be German spoken with an American English accent.)



Peter Constable

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