Lim Jyue (lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg)
Thu, 01 Jul 1999 13:30:47 +0800


At 19:28 6/30/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Remember, katakana is used to represent every "foreign" language, not just
>English....

        Some of the older katakana, particularly medical terms IIRC, also
has roots in European languages, particularly French and German. I remember
once I was looking up a katakana phrase and couldn't make head or tails of
it, until I realised it's in French..=)

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