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Topic - Semitic Dagon vs Dagon (Yangon) of Myanmar
Posted: 23 Feb 2021 at 18:02 By Novosedoff
Well, I don't want to seem paranoid. I ain't an adherent of conspiracy theories either. But that's not the only linguistic question I have here to ask.

For instance, the money currency of such Turkic speaking countries as Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan is called "Manat". Manat is also the name of Arab pagan goddess that had some relation to measurement (this was before Arab embraced monotheism). The online etymological dictionaries seem to somehow disregard the obvious similarity in phonology and semantics.  

The thing about Turkish language is that the concentration of Arab loan-words in it is particularly high for the words which have "M"as their first letter. Historically Arab culture had a tremendeous impact on Turkic-speaking people. So...


Edited by Novosedoff - 23 Feb 2021 at 18:11

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