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#31667 - 06/10/01 04:38 PM forign languages
PikaPooch Offline
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Registered: 06/10/01
Posts: 5
Loc: Lebanon, NH
I wonder if anyone can say words in different languages? Tell me if you know any different words in different languages. Thank u!


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#31668 - 06/10/01 05:09 PM Re: forign languages
jimthedog Offline
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Registered: 02/24/01
Posts: 387
Loc: Hartsville, New York.
Yo hablo Espanol en la escuela de canisteo, a las dos y veinticuatro en la tarde. I, obviously, am learning Spanish in school. Espanol should have a tilde, but I can't do that here.


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#31669 - 06/10/01 07:20 PM Re: forign languages
wwh Offline
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Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 13858
Dear jimthedog: It is not very difficult to make the tilde.Lovely Helen of Troy taught me how to do it. There is a chart called charmap, that you can find by going to Start, then Run, entering "charmap" in the box that appears, press Enter.. This brings up a grid with a lot of different special letters, including the ones with accent marks. You have to find the character you want on the grid, click on it. Then in the lower right of the window there appears the keys you have to press to produce the accented letter you want. To make ˝ , press and hold ALT, then on the keypad at the right of your keyboard, press in sequence 0241. When you release the ALT key ˝ appears.

Dear jimthedog: If you don't find charmap, you may have to install it. With Windows98 disk in CDRom drive, go Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs,click on Windows Setup tab, Accessories, System Tools, then be sure a check mark is in box opposite Charmap.Wait a bit for the file to be copied. I'm definitely not an IT guru, but I tried hard to make instructions clear. Good luck. Bill


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#31670 - 06/10/01 08:50 PM Re: forign languages
Bingley Offline
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Registered: 04/09/00
Posts: 3065
Loc: Jakarta
Menurut saya, ada banyak orang di sini yang berbahasa asing.

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#31671 - 06/11/01 08:53 AM Re: forign languages
Faldage Offline
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Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13783
Here's all of them.

http://www.malibutelecom.com/yucca/latin1/2.html

Take the decimal code listed in column 1 and do what Dr.Bill suggested with the ALT key. You need to make the decimal number four digit, so include as many leading zeroes as necessary to do this. You can also use the key sequence ampersand(&), hatch(#), nn, semi-colon(;). Thus & # 163 ; (without the spaces) should give you the other pound sign (ú). This latter method should *even work on Macs.


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#31672 - 06/11/01 08:55 AM Re: forign languages
belligerentyouth Offline
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Registered: 12/20/00
Posts: 1055
Loc: Berlin
> Tell me if you know any different words in different languages

This has got to be the most vague thread I've ever seen.
Anyway, will those who post here (e.g. Bingley) offer a translation with their post please :-)

No words are foreign once you have grasped their meaning


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#31673 - 06/11/01 09:34 AM Re: forign languages
tsuwm Offline
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Registered: 04/03/00
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Loc: this too shall pass
>This has got to be the most vague thread I've ever seen.

merci, by. for a moment there I was afraid that everyone had been so distracted by the soi dissant orthography that they had been put off the salient feature of the message, which is, obviously, a cri de coeur. n'est-ce pas?



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#31674 - 06/11/01 10:46 AM Re: forign languages
wwh Offline
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"merci, by. for a moment there I was afraid that everyone had been so distracted by the soi dissant orthography that they had been put off the salient feature of the message, which is, obviously, a cri de
coeur. n'est-ce pas"

Dear tsuwm: I cannot understand your use of "soi dissant" in this context. Apparently it usually means "self-styled" . What did you intend it to mean here?


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#31675 - 06/11/01 10:53 AM Re: forign languages
tsuwm Offline
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dr. b, if you don't like "self-styled", how about "so-called"?


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#31676 - 06/11/01 11:00 AM Re: forign languages
Faldage Offline
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Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13783
"so-called"?

heterography?

Oooh, I ain' gone tell you what Ănigma thinks of all this!


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