Re: Optative? (was: Re: Development and Use of the Silindion Optative)
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 3, 2004, 5:04|
On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 17:33:30 -0400, John Cowan <jcowan@...> wrote:
> ("Opoudjis" = "'opou'-guy" in Cretan dialect
Cretan? I thought he received the nickname in Thessaloniki from a local.
I think [dZ] for /dz/ is not unheard-of in Greek, especially in loan
words where that pronunciation would be etymologically appropriate.
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>