[b-hebrew] elephants or ivory

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 11:57:29 EDT 2008


Dear Karl,

Can you provide other cases, not just in Hebrew but any language
family you choose, where a word in some language denotes an
inanimate luxury item when its cognates denote wild animals?

Yitzhak Sapir



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