Re: Languages with the essential parts removed (was: Greek plosives)
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 18, 2006, 15:01|
No, I don't know. But since these sorts of words were mostly coined by
upper-class Finland-Swedes, the Greek etymology may well have played a part
> > But there are some affixes where this would be difficult...
> > "talous" (economy) from
> > "talo" (house) (irregular; lit. "house-ness")
>Interesting. Do you know if this is a calque of Greek "oikonomikos",
>or an independent coinage?