# Mixed Letter Coding

In Mixed Letter Coding type of question, three or four complete messages are provided in the coded language, and the code for the particular word is asked. To analyze such codes, and if any two messages bearing the common word, are picked. The common code word will be that word.

Example : If 'ish lto inm' stands for 'neat and tidy' ; 'qpr inm sen' stands for 'small but neat' and 'hsm sen rso' stands for 'good but erratic', what would 'but' stand for ?

Solution : sen

In the second and third statements, the common code word is 'sen' and the common word is 'but'.
So, 'sen' means 'but'.

Example : If in a certain code language, 'oka peru' means 'fine cloth' ; 'meta lisa' means 'clear water' and 'dona lisa peru' means 'fine clear weather' , which word in that language means 'weather' ?

Solution : dona

In the first and third statements, the common code word is 'peru' and the common word is 'fine'.
So, 'peru' means 'fine'.

Example : In a certain code language,
(A) ‘pit dar na’ means ‘you are good’
(B) ‘dar tok pa’ means ‘good and bad’
(C) ‘tim na tok’ means 'they are bad’
In that language, which word stands for 'they' ?

Solution : tim

In the first and third statements, the common word is 'na' and the common word is 'are'.
So, 'na' means 'are'.
In the second and third statements, the common code word is 'tok' and the common word is 'bad'.
Thus, in the third statements, 'tim' stands for 'they'.

Example : In a certain code language, 'put tir fin' means 'delicious juicy fruit';
'tie dip sig' means 'beautiful white lily' and
'sig lon fin' means 'lily and fruit'.
Which stands for 'and' in the language ?

Solution : lon

In the first and third statements, the common code word is 'fin' and the common word is 'fruit'.
So, 'fin ' stands for 'fruit'.
In the second and third statements, the common code word is 'sig' and the common word is 'lily'.
So, 'sig' stands for 'lily'.
Thus, in the third statement, 'lon' means 'and'.