|From:||Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 30, 1999, 2:39|
On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, FFlores wrote:> Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...> wrote: > > Some interesting bits: > > > > esuee, wonder, comes from the emphatic verb "to sing." > > How? Is it because a wonder is something that compels you to > sing about it? (Just guessing, thinking of _mirabilis_, in > Spanish *_mirable_ 'lookable').Yup. Not just sing, of course, but exult (what "esuea" means).