Simfish/InquilineKea's Thoughts


February 14, 2008, 12:03 pm
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“The term Papuan languages refers to those languages of the western Pacific which are neither Austronesian nor Australian. That is, the term is defined negatively and does not imply a linguistic relationship.”

hm I find that phrase profoundly interesting. “defined negatively”. how many of our definitions are defined as such?

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At 2,017 m, it is one of the five tallest peaks in China Proper.

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