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James Tauber scripsit:
> More likely both are derived from some older Germanic parent language.
Indeed the word has Indo-European roots: compare the Hindi word lakh,
meaning specifically 10^5 today, but originally just "a whole lot",
referring to the density and prolificacy of salmon spawns.
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At times of peril or dubitation, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Perform swift circular ambulation, http://www.reutershealth.com
With loud and high-pitched ululation.