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A Grammar of Modern Latvian (Slavistic Printings and by Trevor G. Fenell, Henriki Gelson

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The same phenomenon, mutatis mutandis, appears in several Israeli songs, for instance, the sound of the words chosen by Yoram Teharlev to translate the Russian song U nas pod kuibyshevom (lyrics: V. Alferov, music: G. Ponomarenko) resembles that of the Russian lyrics. Juxtapose I TVrr* rmw no rrn rrnw na ma shehayd hayd ma sheyiyiyiyi 'Whatever happened happened, whatever will be will be' (the refrain) with R U nas pod kuibyshevom polyd shiroHe. U nas pod kuibyshevom khlebd vysoHe. 'At home, in Kubyshev Region, the fields are broad.

These speakers usually pronounce the plural D^iDip kuponim rather than the foreign-sounding kuponim - cf. 1. 18 1 have met Israeli-speakers who proposed that OK is an acronym for p max omndm ken, lit. 'indeed yes', but they were aware of the specious nature of their etymology. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-15 New Perspectives on Lexical Enrichment Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew Such cases are very common in slang and in colloquial speech.

SlangI H1SK qfuf'a. (tired) person who does not know what is going on around him; spaced out, space cadet' (

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