Re: Hat

From: Abdullah Konushevci
Message: 50279
Date: 2007-10-13

--- In, "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> > Romanian cãciulã /c&c^ul&/ 'hat' / Alb kësulë 'id.
> > should belong here too...
> > and if so, this is more likely an IE-word rather than a Germanic
> > substrate one.
> Erh, why? If you think so, what is its IE etymology?
> Torsten
Couldn't it be *kadh- 'to cover; guard': Latin cassis, -idis 'helmet',
MIr cais 'love', mis-cuis 'hate': OHG huot, English hat: Alb kësulë
(Rom cãciulã), beside Alb kacole 'kind of hat weaved together with the
coat' < *kadh-s-, maybe related to *kat- 'to weave together'; Alb
kas-olle 'hut, shed'.