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Per/per a

Albert Jané on Llengua Nacional: “In his well-known work on the prepositions per and per a …, Joan Coromines says that concerning a great number of aspects of the use of these prepositions [Pompeu] Fabra [the inventor of standard Catalan] ‘didn’t legislate’ but ‘did leave behind jurisprudence’.” That’s all very well; I just wish I…


Since I’m not going to be able to match this page, let me just ask you why people, when confronted by armed men who tell them to repeat difficult words, don’t take the easy way out: “Eh?! Speak up mate! Nah, sorry, left me hearing aid at home.”