Hindi-Urdu echo-nouns in v

D.H. Killingley D.H.Killingley at NEWCASTLE.AC.UK
Tue Feb 24 10:00:42 EST 1998


> From memory, I think Jan Gonda's early work _Sanskrit in Indonesia_
describes similar formations in SE Asian languages. In English we have
'toil and moil', 'fudge and mudge', but I don't know of others. (The
well-known formations such as 'job schmob', modelled on Yiddish, have a
different sort of meaning.)

Dr Dermot Killingley
Dept of Religious Studies
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
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