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1289[gthomas] Re: Dragging Mariam

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  • Jim Gambrill
    Jul 1, 1999
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      "Patterson, Steve (by way of Mike Grondin )" wrote:
      >
      > Dear Thom-Folk:
      > The Berlin group thought that the verb connoted "drawing" or "pulling." I
      > make it policy never to argue with their knowledge of the Coptic language.
      > In this case, their problem was with the English language. I suggested
      > "draw her in" as the appropriate way to capture their sense of the word in
      > English.

      What was the German translation of the
      Coptic?

      Jim

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