Re: C (was: Acadon (was: Lingwa de Planeta))
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 12, 2007, 20:06|
Quoting R A Brown <ray@...>:
> K virtually disappeared. It was retain as an abbreviation for the proper
> name Casca, and also, where context made clear, for Carthage, Calends,
> calumny (calumnia) and 'caput' (head).
Reminds me: was _Carthago_ pronounced as _Cart-hago_, reflecting more closely
Phoenician/Punic _Qart-H.adasht_, or _Car-thago_ as if from Greek? Greek loans
must have accounted for by far the most instances of |th| in Classical Latin.