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 not superseded.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...