On Sat, 4 Oct 2003, Skip Tavakkolian wrote:

> > "vaaset" is so common.  The problem should be kind of Arabic vs
> > Ferdowsi. ;)
>
> I find this discussion very educational.  Isn't this problem easier to
> handle in Arabic than in Farsi?  From my limited knowledge of Arabic,
> it seem that, because Arabic's diction and vocabulary are in harmony
> with its grammar, inventing new words are a matter of straight forward
> application of existing rules; that is also exactly the reason why it is
> hard in Farsi.

Exactly, and that's why I don't like these using suffixes for any
random meaning.
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