Re: [tied] Chernobog

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 9589
Date: 2001-09-19

--- In cybalist@..., "Piotr Gasiorowski" <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> I think <c^ernobyl'> is indeed a folk name for the wormwood --
isn't it, Sergei? (though the normal term is <polyn'>). The Polish
word for the whole mugwort genus _Artemisia_ is bylica (derived from
*bylI 'herb, plant', same as the <-byl'> part, ultimately from the
root *bheuh2- 'grow', like Greek phyton).
> Piotr

Yes, Ukrainian and probably Russian dialectal (South Russia). The
reason I haven't answered yet is that I am not sure what that c^erno-
'black' is intended to render - probably the taste rather than the