>How is [ts] perceived by people who have [s] and [dz], but not [ts]?As by Turks. Speaking German as newbies, they say, e.g., "swei"
>I suspect as [s]
>Just to confuse matters, on-line Pokorny gives a Thracian nameit seems to be the Thracian variant of it (where [z] <-> [g]!).
>as Diuzenus (Roman alphabet) [...] Diogenes, a compound of Zeus.
>However, if Thracian, it should begin with 't', not 'd', unless it's aOr... unless it's an... exception. :) (Any rule could have exceptions.
>borrowing from Greek.