Re: [OT]: a strange language name abbreviation (was: How to encode reversed section sign?)

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Fri Aug 06 2010 - 17:12:58 CDT

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    > Exploring the dictionary with the search engine (which is operational
    > since today morning ...) I discovered two occurences of an unexplained
    > abbreviation which refers to a language in which "silvir" means
    > "silver" and "ses" means "six". The name of the language is
    > abbreviated as "Kimr."
    > Any ideas what the abbreviation is supposed to mean?

    Well, one possibility would be Crimean Gothic. The corpus
    does indeed include a word for six "seis" and a word for
    silver "siluir".



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