[Tagging] Draft Proposal: Default Langauge Format

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 14:09:58 UTC 2018

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> On 27. Sep 2018, at 15:42, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> wrote:
> Maybe etymology of this word is based on an acronym, but nowadays
> it is used as a word.

As Christoph said in his first reply, these are brands, where it is typical to have abbreviations, acronyms or artificial words (think vw, bmw, gm, mg, aldi, haribo, tüv, rwe, basf, esso, bp, osram, agfa, ge, at&t, .....).

I agree it mostly makes sense to classify it either as in the language from where it comes from/was first used or as not being in any language. There can also be exceptions though, e.g. “Alibaba” is not a chinese word, Mercedes is a Spanish name, etc.


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