Re: Kassi in Greek?
|From:||Keith Gaughan <kgaughan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 15, 2002, 21:27|
Cursed with MS Outlook...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Padraic Brown [mailto:agricola@WAM.UMD.EDU]
> Sent: 15 February 2002 21:10
> To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU
> Subject: Re: Kassi in Greek?
> Am 14.02.02, Nik Taylor yscrifef:
> > Plugging in "Kassi" in a search engine, a friend of mine
> encountered a
> > page about a house in Crete called "Villa Kassi-Penni". I was just
> > wondering what that meant. I also encountered a Finnish page about
> > handbags, apparently "kassi" is Finnish for "handbag"? I
> wonder what
> > other languages it means something in. :-)
> If you run "Kernu" (an old spelling of Kerno) through Google,
> you get something in Estonian, Nimi Kernu Puhikool.
Well, after a quick google, I discovered:
* Ternaru seems to be a surname, possibly english, but I doubt it;
* Eretas (without the accents) is a Lithuanian surname and a word in
Portugese and Spanish.
Nice! I'd like to know where the name `Ternaru' is from - could be