From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 22 2009 - 13:24:43 CDT
On 4/22/2009 8:51 AM, Andreas Prilop wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Apr 2009, David Starner wrote:
>>> Estonian is not a Baltic language.
>> Unless they've moved Estonia since I last checked, it is most
>> certainly a Baltic (=pertaining to the Baltic states) language, even
>> if it's not a Baltic (=subgroup of Indo-European) language.
> "Baltic language" is a linguistic term like "Slavic language" or
> "Romance language".
A similar ambiguity applies to the term "Scandinavian". As a geographic
term it includes Finland where a linguistically unrelated language is
spoken (not to mention minority languages).
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