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Old 3rd May 2018, 10:04 PM   #8
Amuk Murugul
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Originally Posted by Ian
Thank you Amuk. Very useful reference. Are the primary names you use Dutch or local terms?


Hullo Ian,
The primary names are 'local'.
As you can appreciate, as there is such a plethora of languages/dialects etc., two adjacent villages on the same river bank may not understand each other's native speech and also, there may be different terms for the same item even by people of the same ethnic group but of a different location.
I have chosen the terms I am most comfortable with and left any other terms as 'Tags' (probably the most annoying thing is my system of spelling; however, it suits me very well ).
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