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_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. eh?


Doug Barr <dbarr@...>