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Re: Some questions

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> That means that the same word or even sentence, with the same meaning, 
> can be translated in several ways, e.g.
> "~a is beautiful" can be translated in 3 ways for single the gender + 1 
> for the plural = 4 different translations.

I just saw this example.  About the only solution I can imagine is to
give hints to the translator, such as '(beautiful female plural), but this
is really no better than 'beautiful-female-plural, so perhaps several
identifiers is still the way to go.

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