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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. Andreas


R A Brown <ray@...>Carthage (was: C etc.)