Afghanistan Redux

Paul Kusinitz KKMetron at CS.COM
Thu Dec 27 15:20:20 UTC 2001

I believe several weeks ago while I was away the suffix "-stan" was topical.
George Stewart (_Names on the Globe_) offers "the Persian common word for
land." A Lithuanian website recently defined the element as Slavic for
"government or camp." Will anyone be so kind as to retrieve ADS's definitive
translation from memory's archives?

Paul Kusinitz

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