R: Re: R: A funny linguistic subway experience + some questions about nouns of days and months
|Date:||Thursday, November 30, 2000, 19:56|
> En réponse à Mangiat <mangiat@...>:
> > Cristophe wrote:
> > > The months names are not a problem, except for Italian luglio
> > (certainly
> > > pronounced /'lul_jo/, am I right Luca?):
> > In Italian it's /lul^o/. In my dialect that's lüj /lyj/ (lüj la tera la
> > büj...).
> > Luca
> That's what I thought. Still, what's the origin of the initial /l/?
> Assimilation? Also, Iulius gave also way to firstnames in Romancelanguages
> (Jules in French, Julio in Spanish, etc...). What is the Italiancorrespondant?
Mmm... really dunno about initial gl. The name in Italian is Giulio (the
regular process should give *Giguglio, tho).