RE: Language X within scope of language Y

> From: [mailto:ietf-languages-

>] 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

Received on Wednesday, 19 January 2005 19:31:34 UTC