Re: [tied] Saupe < Å¾upan (Re: SchÃ¶ffe I)
- On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 06:20 -0700, Rick McCallister wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "t0lgsoo1" <guestuser.0x9357@...>I don't think that it's needed to explain the last two, which in my
> > At least in modern German: High German -eu-/-äu- = South German
> > -ei-/-ai- (e.g. Feuer, Häuser, Streu, neu, Leute, teuer, heuer
> > v. Feier, Heiser (cf. Sennheiser), Strei (cf. Streisand), nei,
> > Leit, teier, heier...)
> ***R OK, that explains in part the US Midwestern pattern of
> bastardization of German names in which <eu> is /ay/, <oe> is /ey/,
> <ue> is /iy/
experience are the most common: since English doesn't have the rounded
front vowels, they simply get unrounded. Other pronunciations are
- --- In email@example.com, "Tavi" <oalexandre@...> wrote:
>Vaan] is cavea
> Another Latin word incorrectly etymologized by Lubotsky's pupil [De
> 'cage', which he links to cavus 'hollow' following Varro.A borrowing from Etruscan seems likely.
> However, I'dwooden
> prefer a "pars pro toto" etymology from a root 'stick' found in:
> Kartvelian *k'ap'- 'stick; pole, post'
> IE *g^obh- 'stick, branch' (Baltic, Germanic)
> IE *ghabh-Vl- 'fork, branch' (Celtic, Germanic)
> Altaic *kabari 'oar'
> Sanskrit kú:bara-, kú:bari: 'the pole of a carriage or the
> frame to which the yoke is fixed', Greek kuberná:o 'to control, toClearly we've got here a bare root with a suffix.
> direct, to govern'
Actually, this is a good example for those who asked me for "evidence",
although it has been conveniently ignored. Also notice IE
reconstructions are given in the traditional notation.