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Re: Nice find

From:Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 3, 2001, 9:49
MORE DETAILS!!!!  Publication date?  Publisher?  Price?

Man, I could really use a volume like that in my work on Cartagen~ensa.


So lift the cup of joy and take a big drink.
In spite of it all it's a beautiful world.
-------Suzanne Knutzen

>From: Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...> >Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> >To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU >Subject: Nice find >Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 11:50:39 -0700 > >In my quest to fill out Montreiano's lexicon, i did a search on the >"Worldcat" database, which searches library databases all over the world. >The search was for a Spanish etymological dictionary. The search was >successful, and i found a book that fit the description: > >Elsevier's concise Spanish etymological dictionary : >containing 10000 entries, 1300 word families / > >The book is nice, it even shows the probably arabic sources for spanish >words. I'm finding it very useful. One of the interesting etymologies for >"thistle" (abrojo). The book states that it probably comes from the phrase >"aperi oculos!" (open your eyes!), which the book says was a warning to >those reaping and or working in fields covered in thistles. > > >____________________________________________ > >Some of us tow the line >Some of us are out of reach >Everybody party time >Some of us, will never sleep again... > - Gorillaz
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