Re: Etymology of Osettic "Nart"? (the suffix?)
From: Carl Edlund Anderson
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, Miguel Carrasquer Vidal <miguelc@...> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 09:07:38 -0000, "Aigius"
> <segijus@...> wrote:
> >I think Lithuanian words NARTUS, NARSUS, meaning BRAVE, FEISTY,
> >RUSTY, SPIRITED, can fit here.
> Yes they do. See Fraenkel under <nir~sti>.
Simply by googling, I had come across a PDF document
>) that cited the
following derivation: narsas <*nart-sa-s (: nirsti, nirtau). Perhaps this is in some way
instructive, though unfortunately I can't read Lithuanian :/ which the document appears to be