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Posted: 21 December 2019 07:03 AM   [ Ignore ]
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This one is a bit unusual

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Posted: 22 December 2019 08:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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This is a rare instance of Latin borrowing a word from a later language.

I would delete “rare,” which is misleading.  You yourself go on to say “Of course, Latin didn’t die with the ancient Romans. It continued on as a living language well into the early modern period, and like all living languages borrowed words from others.” I have a copy of Eileen Gooder’s Latin for Local History, and it’s full of words like “cariagium” and “messuagiis” and “senescalli.” Of course borrowings aren’t as common as in modern English, but that’s a high bar.

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Posted: 22 December 2019 08:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Done. Good catch. I was dithering over whether or not to include “rare” when I wrote it.

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Posted: 22 December 2019 03:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Ditherabas!

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