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Re: R: A funny linguistic subway experience + some questions about nouns of days and months

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 29, 2000, 21:50
En réponse à Mangiat <mangiat@...>:

> Cristophe wrote: > > > The months names are not a problem, except for Italian luglio > (certainly > > pronounced /'lul_jo/, am I right Luca?): > > In Italian it's /lul^o/. In my dialect that's lüj /lyj/ (lüj la tera la > büj...). > > Luca >
That's what I thought. Still, what's the origin of the initial /l/? Assimilation? Also, Iulius gave also way to firstnames in Romance languages (Jules in French, Julio in Spanish, etc...). What is the Italian correspondant? Christophe.