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  • v. Present participle of reborrow.
  • n. A word taken back from another language or the process involved in this. Such words may have changed in meaning or form.
  • n. Something reborrowed.


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  • It looks like there are no cognate Austronesian forms in your list, so as a long shot it could be a reborrowing from a Dutch or English pluralization of the original. LENGKUA/GALANGAL.

  • Pending such use, Chesapeake plans to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving bank credit facility, which it anticipates reborrowing from time to time to meet capital expenditure initiatives.

  • Additionally, Chesapeake said it "anticipates reborrowing [under its revolving bank credit facility] from time to time to fund drilling and leasehold acquisition initiatives and for general corporate purposes."


  • My point with all that, is that I have been thinking about a term to use for those books - the ones you end up reborrowing - so today, my library loot is split into new loot, and reloot! by Melody Thomas - I just recently read the first book in this series.



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