Re: I may not be a bearded, left-handed, gay Lithuanian, but...
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 1, 2006, 14:50|
Mark J. Reed writes:
> On 6/1/06, Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> > I collect dictionaries, too. The thicker, the better. The weirder,
> > the better. Currently I'm waiting for quite a normal book: a Romance
> > Etymological Dictionary.
> Amazon just shipped my copy of Aronson's Georgian grammar. :)
After the promotional posts about Lithuanian, I almost bought a grammar
immediately. It's a very good feeling when good books arive. :-)
> I would love a Romance Etymological Dictionary, though. I don't
> suppose the one you're waiting for is English? :) If I had one of
> those, I wouldn't have to bug romlang with nagging questions like my
> recent one about the origin of words for "beach". :)
No, it's in German:
Romanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch.
Unfortunately, they're currently reprinting and, as I just checked,
the ETA is now July 11 (from May 11 two months ago) :-[ This delays
Thrjotran development significantly. I should go and borrow it from