|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.