Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [mythsoc] Greek word, followup

Expand Messages
  • Lisa Deutsch Harrigan
    re: Paramythia with the accent on the i - Wasn t that the name of a planet in Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy? Inquiring minds want to know. Lisa
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 6, 2000
    • 0 Attachment
      re: Paramythia with the accent on the "i" - Wasn't that the name
      of a planet in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy? <g>

      Inquiring minds want to know.

      Lisa

      Stolzi@... wrote:

      > > Paramythia - solace, comfort.
      > > (the general root word has to do with fabulous or out of this
      > world beauty,in other forms folktales, folk tale tellers,
      > yarns, all-tales. On the adjective and listening side the
      > implication is 'comforting'.)
      >
      > <<When the accentuation is on the * i * the meaning is
      > comforting.In this case is strictly *comforter*. If the
      > accentuation is on the * y *, then the meaning is tales,
      > folktales and so on.>>
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.