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Re: _chthonos_=>_Cthulhu_ ?? (was Re: Newbie Delurking (or decloaking as the case may be)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Saturday, November 17, 2001, 18:01
In a message dated 17.11.2001 01:49:52 AM, dbarr@ATTCANADA.CA writes:

>Yep, comes from Proto-Indo-European *dhghem-, strong form *dhghom-, "earth." >Which is where "human" comes from, by the way, *dhgom-n-, roughly >"earthling." The Greek form has metathesis of 'dh' and 'gh'. >
Nice. Thanx.