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Re: le'avla (was: Navaho)
> I vaguely suspect that there is a better metaphor than fukpi-valsi, but
>maybe not one with only two terms. Something that reflects
>'Lojbanization', maybe or perhaps combining two ideas: cmene-brivla (which
>really is the concept behind borrowing).
What about something incorporating the concept of 'import'? Possibly not in
terms of the usual trade type imports, but exotic plants are often referred
to as 'imports'. Further, languages such as Ada and Modula-n use the term,
in very much the way in which we are discussing.
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