From: Piotr Gasiorowski
> --- In email@example.com, Piotr Gasiorowski... Korppi huus: "Ei milloinkaan"
> <piotr.gasiorowski@...> wrote:
> E.A. Poe in Finnish? What next?I was amused by the definitely un-corvine sound of "Nevermore" in the
> Even though 'raven' is a loan fromI wonder if it's got anything to do with the specifically Balto-Slavic
> Swedish, 'crow' seems to be in most FU languages.
> Hung. - varja'
> Finnish - variks- (nom. sing. varis)
> This reminds me of Richard's post.Cf. Hungarian <szarka> 'magpie', borrowed from Slavic.
> *k-? Pokorny (root #919) has a nice set of 'magpie' words, e.g.
> Sanskrit _sa:rika:_
> This appears in Finnish as 'harakka' magpie. presumably borrowed
> from Baltic.