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Redundant Word Pairs
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FOR QUERY: LINGUIST 11.573
THANKS FOR THE RESPONSES TO THIS QUERY. AS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE NOTED, SOME
OF MY EXAMPLES WERE MISTAKEN IN THAT THEY WEREN'T ACTUALLY DERIVED FROM
THE DIFFERENT ORIGINS THAT I WAS SEEKING IN THESE PAIRS.
THIS POINNTS TO THE LARGER QUESTION OF WHETHER THESE REDUNDANCIES ARE A
SPECIAL CASE OF BI-LINGUALLY-ROOTED PAIRINGS OR MERELY A SUBSET OF
REDUNDANT PAIRS (PRESENT, FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE HEBREW BIBLE, OLD ENGLISH
LAWS, AND SO FORTH).
LAURA WRIGHT NOTED THAT
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