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Re: OT: Finns.

From:Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>
Date:Thursday, February 26, 2009, 19:47
Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:

>>> The kai-/kuöi- correspondance is probably a >>> regular Finnish/Saami isogloss, since it is not >>> commented upon. >> Where? You make me curious. > > "Altnordisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch" > by de Vries. An old horse by now but AFAIK > not superseded.
Oh yah, I have that too. I just overlooked the reference. Found it now.
>>> I shall have to look up _kainu-_ >>> in a Finnish etymological dictionary to pursue the >>> matter further. >> Could you recommend me one? > > Nah. I'll have to have a look when I go to the Uni > library tomorrow. Hopefully I'll find one which isn't > entirely in Finnish. Luckily my girlfriend can help me if I > don't! :-)
Well, that's a good resource to have, indeed... LEF