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Discussion of "xigzo"
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Comment #9: Re: ko sisti
Curtis W Franks (Thu Jan 16 00:12:09 2014)

gleki wrote:
> krtisfranks wrote:
> > 2) "boson" is named after Bose, the name of whom would
> be transcribes as "bocus".
>
> Are we to find the true etymology here or to make the word recognizable
by
> most to'e mugle ?

Hahaha, good point. I was thinking more along the lines of someone who
has been educated about quantum mechanics in Lojban (without, necessarily,
contact with non-Lojbanic physicists). I would prefer "correcting" it
where one can. And someone who comes into Lojban to talk about Q. Mech.
would simply have to learn its words for the same stuff, just like any
other foreign language word. But I can see how other options are
justified and probably would seem more natural.

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