> --- In email@example.com, "alex" <alxmoeller@...> wrote:it looks like trying to make the best of something but not very clean .
>> which is the meaning of the Latin particle "-bris", particle which
> is to
>> find in the denomination of the months ?
>> (September, Octomber, November, December)
> It's actually not a particle, but the result of a sound change. The
> following is from Andrew Sihler's New Comparative Grammar of Greek
> and Latin (1995):
> septem-mens-ri- "pertaining to the seventh month"
>> septemenèri- > septemembri- > nom. september via syncope and
> - Rob