Language X within scope of language Y

Peter Constable petercon at
Wed Jan 19 20:30:48 CET 2005

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-

> bounces at] On Behalf Of Jon Hanna



> There are two issues here. One is linguistic and almost philosopical, viz.

> is "Tao Te Ching" when used in English, English or Chinese?


I'm not familiar with that work, but certainly "Das Kapital" is German even if I refer to it in an English conversation; "Capital" would be English. (/dæs kʰæpɪɾɫ̩/ would be German spoken with an American English accent.)



Peter Constable

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