[ExI] chinese synthesis

Alfio Puglisi alfio.puglisi at gmail.com
Sat Jun 1 13:46:23 UTC 2013

On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com> wrote:

> Passive English comes out of that practically for free, and you can
> leverage your Italian and Latin to quickly grasp the basic grammar and
> vocabulary of all neo-Latin languages. In turn, German provides you a
> sufficient root lexicon to learn to understand Dutch or Swedish by
> yourself, not to mention the fact that words with a Greek etimology are one
> and the same across the entire spectrum of European languages (I do not
> know how to say theatre, epathitis or philosophy in Czech, but am confident
> that I would recognise the words)

Let's see..

philosophy - filozofie

that looks easy, but then:

theathre - divadlo
hepatitis - zánět jater

Languages in East Europe are in a class of their own :-)

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