Re: Volcae and Volsci

From: tgpedersen
Message: 56153
Date: 2008-03-28

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "Brian M. Scott" <BMScott@...> wrote:
>
> At 5:58:33 PM on Friday, March 28, 2008, tgpedersen wrote:
>
> > --- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "fournet.arnaud"
> > <fournet.arnaud@> wrote:
>
> >> From: tgpedersen
>
> [...]
>
> >>> *kat-
> >>> Germanic *hanti is a LW from Uralic *kom-t-(i)
>
> >> It might be.
>
> >> I was a bit desperate that
> >> you may write some sensical.
> >> Good news.
>
> >>> There is no geminate at all here.
>
> >> No geminate where?
>
> >> In *hanti < *kom-t-(i)
>
> > Semantically "side, flank" > "cover, protection", Celtic
> > *kassi-, related to Chatti.
>
> Matasovic:
>
> PCelt. *kassi- 'hatred, hate' (OIr <cais> 'strong emotion
> (whether positive or negative'; OWel, MBret, Corn <cas>) <
> PIE *k^ah2d- 'hate'.

So that's the PIE -h2d- > Celtic -ss-?

> PCelt. *kasso- 'curly, woven, twisted' (OIr <cass>, Gaulish
> <Cassi->, <Bodio-casses>), no PIE.

I'm rather infatuated with Twe-hanti, √ěri-hanti vs. Tri-cassi vs.
Catti/Chatti/Hessen vs. centuria, so I think I'll stick with that
instead of The Hatefuls or The Curlies, if it's OK with you.


Torsten