Sunday, March 29, 2009


I was surprised to find that the word for tea in Portuguese is "Cha" which is coincidentally similar to the word for tea in Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, and probably other languages. I wonder if there is any direct relation?


Anonymous Anonymous said...

yes. china is considered the birthplace of, cha. thanks to the white folk, "cha" turned into "tea" because of pronunciation issues.

March 30, 2009 at 11:10 AM  

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