[openbeos] OT Re: OBOS new name

  • From: Alvaro González Crespo <agonzalez@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 16:24:10 +0200

> > Auros - from the Greek - to hear/hearing/audible
> "Au" the ISO for Gold comes from the Latin which is what I was thinking 
> when I saw the list.
Au stands from Aurum, that yeah, it's gold on Latin. Still used on
spanish on some adjetives, although we use 'oro' for gold and 'dorado'
for golden, sometimes we use the arcaicism 'aúreo' for 'golden', and is
a beautiful word.
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Alvaro González Crespo <agonzalez@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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