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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 interesting. K.


Herman Miller <hmiller@...>