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CHAT: online etymological dictionary (was: Intergermansk - Three Rings)

From:J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2005, 13:49
On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 15:44:51 -0500, Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...> wrote:

>On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 02:49:36 +0000, Stephen Mulraney
>>As for the German words "dunkel" and "Herr", I can't think of English >>cognates at the moment. Are there any still around? "Dunkel" doesn't >>sound too different from "dark" anyway, especially if we exclude the >>"-el" ending. Oh, just noticed: Pascal says it's cognate to "dusk". > >That's according to the protogermanic dictionary by Torp.
... Ah, that book seems to be available online: Always nice to know free etymological dictionaries! This one's quite old (1909), but appearently still a usuable reference for Germanic cognate sets. It's in German, though. And the alphabetical order is according to Indian scripts (well, it's much more logical)! Wait, I see that Pascal must be referring to a different source, since this book doesn't relate "dunkel" to "dusk" (in the entry "(dem)"): kry@s: j. 'mach' wust