From: Anne Lambert
>From: alexmoeller@...Dear List,
>Subject: Re: [tied] Re: lat. barbatus
>Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 20:23:54 +0200
> >Too much onomatopoic wors almost with the same aspect in
>Well, that's what "onomatopoeic" implies. If the words were
>all of a very
>different shape, they wouldn't be onomatopoeic.
>this is not a rulle. For instance in german if you have a
>unexpected pain you will say "aua", into romanian just "au"
>the onomatopees are not the same everywhere , almost every
>folk has something special here..The exemlpe of rum.
>"borborsi" or reg. "bolborosi" is a word where I cannot see an
>onomatopoic here. Is much too similar with "to speak"
>to speak= a vorbi
>to speak uninteligible= a borborosi
>So in the case why is this word onomatopoic ?an explanation
>could be, just because begin with "b" and the second one
>because begins with "v" (joking).
>Not at all, they are all verbs, they shows an action, and most
>important they can be conjugate by themself without some help
>from another verb.And this cannot be an onomatopoic one
>then.Is just a ordinary verb .Speak and speak uninteligible,
>beeing the sense.