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Date Submitted: 01-Aug-2012
From: Fran├žois Babelang
Subject: Language learning exchange community
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Notice: Hello linguists, my name is Fran├žois, I am French, living in France.

I created this vocabulary lexicon for 146 languages of the world:


(First select language on top banner, thematic pages with lists of words are located in left menu.)

As I am not native speaker for all, please could you have a look at vocabulary
available and send me necessary corrections, many words are still missing.

If you want, you can participate in this linguistic exchange community by creating little lessons directly by yourself in your native language (this functionality is activated only after subscribing, which is free).

Thanks if possible and best regards from Mont-de-Marsan (city).