Re: Colossians 1 questions

From: Ben Crick (ben.crick@argonet.co.uk)
Date: Fri Apr 03 1998 - 19:06:57 EST


On Fri 3 Apr 98 (20:13:48 +0800), scox@ns1.chinaonline.com.cn.net wrote:
>  The objection to "brothers and sisters" is usually made on
>  grounds of being 'too cumbersome' to have three words always
>  but it is normal practice with some North Asian languages
>  with a lot of binary character vocabulary to automatically
>  think of rendering one word => two/three/four in English.
>

 What a pity we don't have an English equivalent to the German /Geschwister/.
 Could we coin a new word, "Bristers" or "Bristren"?

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