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Re: English plural -(e)s

From:J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...>
Date:Sunday, November 28, 2004, 14:49
On Sun, 28 Nov 2004 14:22:06 +0100, Rene Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...> wrote:

>John Cowan wrote: >> # One says "hors" and "draegeth"; the other says "hros" and "dregr", > >Does this mean that English 'horse' is related to German 'Ro�' and Dutch >'ros'? I never realized that. That is cool :)
Exactly. And BTW, by now you may write "Ross", which shows better the pronunciation /rOs/ (it doesn't rhyme with "groß" /gro:s/). gry@s: j. 'mach' wust