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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. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>