Re: Hercynian (again)

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 68707
Date: 2012-03-02

At 6:09:01 AM on Friday, March 2, 2012, Torsten wrote:

> --- In, "Brian M. Scott" <bm.brian@...> wrote:

>> At 5:14:56 AM on Thursday, March 1, 2012,
>> Bhrihskwobhloukstroy wrote:


>>> If crash is of Middle English origin, how do You explain
>>> the corresponding words in other languages?

>> Outside of Continental Scandinavian, where they also seem
>> to be late and look like parallel echoic formations, I
>> see no corresponding words in other languages. In
>> particular, I do not think that <crash> and <crack> are
>> related by any regular derivational process.

> Which words in Continental Scandinavian were you thinking
> of?

S/D/N <kras>; S <krasa>, D/N <krase>; S <krasch>.