[Tagging] kosher amenities

Lennard ldp at xs4all.nl
Fri Oct 16 08:50:38 BST 2009


Stephen Hope wrote:

> Maybe where you come from, they write it that way. Not near me they
> don't. And seeing as it is an English transliteration of a foreign
> language term, don't expect consistency in spelling.  I've lived in

Where is 'near me', then?

> countries were it is pronounced hah-lahl, I've also lived were it is
> pronounced hahl-lahl, with a definite double L sound.

And we never have differences between pronunciation and written words? 
Right, guv'ner.

http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/halal?view=uk
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=35278&dict=CALD
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halal
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/halal


-- 
Lennard




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