paulston+ at pitt.edu
Sun Jan 11 19:26:36 UTC 2004
(I have a sister-in-law named Philippe) it's more like something like
lengues franches but Terry Kaufmann whi is an historical linguist says we
just don't know. I guess as usual he is right. But thank you. Christina
>From: Philippe Blanchet <philippe.blanchet at uhb.fr>
>To: lgpolicy-list at ccat.sas.upenn.edu
>Subject: Re: lingua franca
>Date: Sun, Jan 11, 2004, 5:07 AM
> Christina Paulston a *crit :
>> Dear B Philippe (or should it be P Blanchet?)
> Philippe is my first name.
>> could you tell me what the old plural for lingua franca was in
> Do you mean what the plural of the words "lingua franca" was in old provençal?
> At that time, the plural was marked by adding an -s like in Spanish: so it
> have been "lengas francas".
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