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Pétaouchnock

Language

The language in Petaouchnock

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This inclusivity and inclination, in linguistic terms, to be descriptive rather than prescriptive means that it has readily absorbed words from other languages. It is also interesting to note that this inclusivity in the language is also apparent in the arts, the cuisine, the religion and other aspects of the way of life.

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Much of the vocabulary will be recognizable to you speakers of Latin languages and Germanic languages. For example the word for three is troi derived from the Sanskrit tri (clear similarities with trois, tres, tre three and drei). Hence the word troika originally meaning a three wheeled car is now the generic term for car.

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For every day

Some words and sentences to remember.

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