A scene from the protest in Admiralty, Hong Kong, on June 12. Photo: Sam Tsang
Lisa Lim
Opinion

Opinion

Language Matters by Lisa Lim

‘Extradition’: amid protests in Hong Kong, a look at where the word came from

  • The word that drew millions of Hongkongers onto the streets this month entered the English language in 1833
  • A closely related word, rendition, was first used around 1600

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A scene from the protest in Admiralty, Hong Kong, on June 12. Photo: Sam Tsang
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