Технік-радіольщик Мокроголовенко (hector_von_kyiv) wrote in linguaphiles,
Технік-радіольщик Мокроголовенко
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hypersynonymy

Ukrainian language has an enormous number of synonyms for "devil" or "demon" (more than 50) and for "snowstorm" or "blizzard" (more than 30).
Perhaps in other languages there are also cases of extraordinarily abundant synonymy.
Could you name them please?
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