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Re: Cossack vs Kazakh

From:Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 12, 2002, 20:17

> An infuriating paragraph in a book on Central Asia I recently read implies > that, but does not actually say whether, the words "cossack" and "Kazakh" > are spelt the same in Russian. Can anyone confim/deny?
Denied. Cossack - kazak Kazakh - kazax
> The same paragraph also states that the two words probably have a common > origin. Is this the consensus view?
No. Pavel