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Re: Animal Sounds like...

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 25, 1998, 0:34
On Mon, 23 Nov 1998, Matt Pearson wrote:

> Sally Caves wrote: > > > "kohsa" is a stretch from L. canus and IE *kwon, so it doesn't > > really count; > > It reminds me of Hungarian "kutya". > > Matt. >
Then I will say that it's a borrowing! What a lucky thing; and the T. emerge from the Black Sea, don't they? I'd like some other Hungarian words. Perhaps some Bulgarian and Romanian ones as well. The T. also have a ghostly monstrous dog called the kohs-koklima, the "monkey dog" that eats children and climbs trees and hoots like a monkey. Terrible... ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Sally Caves Li fetil'aiba, dam hoja-le uen. volwin ly, vul inua aiba bronib. This leaf, the wind takes her. She's old, and born this year. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++