_chthonos_=>_Cthulhu_ ?? (was Re: Newbie Delurking (or decloaking as the case may be)
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 14, 2001, 8:36|
In a message dated 12.11.2001 11:09:11 PM:
>> Ph'nglui mglwnafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.
>> In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu lies dreaming.
To me, _Cthulhu_ seems very close to the Greek _chthonos_, which is a
word referring to the underworld and anything of the underworld. "Chthonic,"
"tectonic," etc. is IIRC related to this root.