Re: Crows and Garlands
From: Peter P
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, Piotr Gasiorowski
> Hence also Finnish <korppi> (Korppi huus: "Ei milloinkaan"). To be
> the final /-i/ betrays a relatively recent loan.
E.A. Poe in Finnish? What next? Even though 'raven' is a loan from
Swedish, 'crow' seems to be in most FU languages.
Hung. - varja'
Finnish - variks- (nom. sing. varis)
This reminds me of Richard's post.
*k-? Pokorny (root #919) has a nice set of 'magpie' words, e.g.
This appears in Finnish as 'harakka' magpie. presumably borrowed