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Re: Gorgyra and Tartaros - g/t dialectal Pre-Greek

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  • tigeradolf
    I think Albanian g�rthas (shout, yell) can be a cognate too. renders
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 5, 2013
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      I think Albanian "gërthas" (shout, yell) can be a cognate too. <th> renders <k'> so it can be reconstructed as Proto-Albanian *garkata

      --- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "ufnkex" <guestuser9357@...> wrote:
      >
      > >korkorugmos remembers onomatopoeic verbs like Portuguese gargalhar
      > >"to laugh loudly" and gargarejar "to gargle".
      >
      > NeoGreek gargara, gargariso
      > German gurgeln (& Gurgel)
      > Latin gurgulio (& gurgatio + gurgitare).
      >
      > BTW, Mongolians and some neighboring Turkic peoples call /karkhiraa/,
      > /khargyraa/, /kargyraa/ ("growling") some styles of /höömei/ [xöömej],
      > i.e. the throat chanting/singing = overtone singing.
      >
      > *
      >
      > Is Engl. /harrumph/ onomatopoietic? Any link to the above?
      >
      > George
      >
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