But don't they both come from the same Slavic word?
This thread always confuses me.vijayjohn wrote:Maybe, but then a lot of the other true friends in this thread are related, too.
Levike wrote:'Cause in that case we could put every international word here, like "internet" or "history".
vijayjohn wrote:Levike wrote:'Cause in that case we could put every international word here, like "internet" or "history".
"History" is not an international word.
Levike wrote:Could someone please define what a "true friend" is supposed to be?
Aleco wrote:How about words across languages that aren't too closely related, yet have the same, or close to the same meaning? (Or languages where words have evolved differently, but ended up as the same?) These would often be onomatopoeia probably, but not necessarily.
Levike wrote:Yeah, I read that.
But did he mean that the languages shouldn't be related or the words?
Levike wrote:Well, that was enough for 9-10 year old me to think they are related.
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