The Multilingual Kitten (kali_kali) wrote in linguaphiles,
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"Shadow"/"Copy"

One of those howdoyousay posts.

I'm looking for the word "shadow" (in the sense of a "shadow self" or "shadow copy") and the word "copy" (of a humanoid creature, if applicable).

Languages I have: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Latin, Greek (Ancient), Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian, Croatian, Finnish, Korean, Slovak, Hindi, Maliseet, Norwegian, Ojibwe, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Vietnamese, Albanian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Mandarin, Dutch, German.

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