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- Nov 30th -0001, 00:00
The words were from a very old language.
- Nov 30th -0001, 00:00
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JimBreen - Jun 8th 2010, 08:21
Those words have extremely old origins.
blay_paul - Jun 24th 2010, 14:29
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blay_paul - Jun 24th 2010, 14:29
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pjer - Dec 21st 2010, 21:19
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Sentence #48171

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Those words have extremely old origins.

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  1. Jun 10th 2010, 12:22
    Hmm, I'm not quite sure about this translation.
  2. Jun 24th 2010, 14:06
    It's fine I think.

    Those words have extremely old words as their origins. That would be a more literal translation.
  3. Jun 24th 2010, 14:08
    But it could also mean language. (I also noticed that the Japanese is in the past tense).
  4. Jun 24th 2010, 14:10
    > But it could also mean language. (I also noticed that the
    > Japanese is in the past tense).

    Both of which is in the original version.
  5. Jun 24th 2010, 14:26
    It's my impression that 言葉の起源 refers primarily to the origin of words and not languages. But then gg5 has a sentence where it's translated has "the origin of speech." I don't know if there's a definite answer here without more context.
  6. Jun 24th 2010, 14:29
    I think what I'll do is put the original version back as an alternative translation of the Japanese.

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