Mark Simmons (scorpio@best.com)
Thu, 4 Jan 2001 10:20:20 -0800


Burke writes,

>Same thing for "Magaunac" (seemingly mis-pronounced as
>"Maguanac" in Japanese) and "Olifant" (or
>"Oliphant")... these are indeed Arabic words, but I've
>pulled my hair out trying to find an online dictionary
>that actually gives their definitions _in English_...

  "Maganac" is actually borrowed from Tagalog. It's based on the word
"Magaanak," meaning "family." Pretty much every Gundam Wing book points
this out.

-- Mark

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