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Re: [CONLANG] Umberto Eco speaks Volapük!

From:And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
Date:Sunday, October 5, 2003, 21:29
> And Rosta scripsit: > > > > All straight out of Herotodos, BTW. > > > > Is Herotodos different from Herodotus? An IB Herodotus, maybe? > > Nope, the same, just different transliteration conventions. "Herotodus" > is Latin-style, whereas "Herotodos" is more like how the Greek is > written. Whether this reflected an actual difference in sound is > questionable.
It's the metathesis of D and T I was wondering about. Casual googling does throw up hits for Herotod[ou]s, so I can't assume it was a type. --And.


John Cowan <cowan@...>Herodotos et alii