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sandman
Tuesday 21st of June 2005 11:28:15 AM
nationalities: do in romanian some forms of nationalities mean different things (than just people) ?

i.e. in russian:
румынка (rumānca - romanian woman) also means kind of women's shoes
голландка (gollandca - dutch woman) also means kind of oven
молдаванка (moldavanca - moldavian woman) also means kind of jacket
болгарка (bolgarca - bulgarian woman) also means an electric metal-working saw
there are also ceşca, vengherca, americanca, ispanca, polca
(if anybody is interested i can explain them too)

those don't necessarily come from people's forms for nationalities, since russian suffix 'c' can mean different things, but they look the same %)

so, is there smth like that in romanian ?


delia
Tuesday 21st of June 2005 03:21:31 PM
I only know that 'canadiana"(woman from canada)means also jacket:)


sandman
Tuesday 21st of June 2005 03:42:58 PM
yes, in russian too, i forgot it %)

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