Posted by Lilly from ? (18.104.22.168) on Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 10:59AM :
In Reply to: Re: Question for Stella posted by Stella from ? (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 9:34AM :
Talmud, I hear, comes from the word "lamad" which means "to learn."
Taliban is derived from the Arabic word "talaba" which means "to seek" & the "-an" is a suffix that makes the word plural.
I don't remember what this person said exactly to make the linguistic connection. Maybe he was wrong? I don't know Hebrew, Aramaic, or Arabic.
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