Re: Artemis and the Bear (long)

From: John Croft
Message: 4411
Date: 2000-10-17

Piotr and Miguel wrote

> On the other periphery of IE, Basque borrowed <hartz> "bear" from
> Celtic *artos.

It is interesting that bears, endemic to the Pyrenees, should not
a Basque, but a Celtic word for them in the Basque language. Hm.....