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"Huh?" The syllable recognized in languages around the world

From the New York Times:

 

Are there words that are universally understood, across all countries and cultures? A team of linguists has proposed one: “huh.”

 

Huh?

 

In a paper published on Friday in the journal PLOS One, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in the Netherlands announced that they had found strikingly similar versions in languages scattered across five continents, suggesting that “Huh?” is a universal word. . .

 

Content Curation, huh?     Full article here

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