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RE: Newbie


However, *all* English dictionaries list "schemata" as the plural of
"schema" (even the old ones).
Only some of them list "schemas" as a second acceptable plural form of

I guess it is more a matter of practicality than anything else.


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Flynn [mailto:peter@silmaril.ie]
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 1:33 AM
> To: fotios@altavista.net
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: Newbie
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, you wrote:
> > The plural of "schema" *is* "schemata".
> In Greek, yes. The word has been anglicised for use in English.
> ///Peter


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