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[Lambengolmor] Re: Finnish words from QL

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  • Arden R. Smith
    ... You got the idea, Chris. Turunen s statement means: a name [or term] connected with either Baltic, cf. Lithuanian _kãnklis_, or original [i.e. native
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      Christopher Gilson wrote:

      >As to whether W _cathl_ and Finn. _kantele_ are *actually* related, I
      >can only note that Aimo Turunen in his _Kalevalan Sanat ja Niiden
      >Taustat_ explains the latter as "joko baltt[ilainen], vrt. liett[uan]
      >_kãnklis_, tai omaper. _kansi_, _kanta_-sanoihin liittyvä nimitys." I
      >don't know what all of this says literally (perhaps Petri or our other
      >Finnish-speaking members can illucidate further)

      You got the idea, Chris. Turunen's statement means: "a name [or
      term] connected with either Baltic, cf. Lithuanian _kãnklis_, or
      original [i.e. native Finnish] _kansi_, _kanta_-words."

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