Re: [tied] lat. barbatus

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 14526
Date: 2002-08-25

On Sun, 25 Aug 2002 16:55:12 +0200, alexmoeller@... wrote:

>Sounds OK to me. The etymology is then Latin (im)balneatus >
>[moeller] but still not to me. we have baie in romanian , we
>have "banja" in "slavic", we have "bad" in german for
>instance. Are they too latin ursprung?

Slavic yes, German no.

>Rom. bãrbat is trivially from Lat. barbatus "bearded". What's
>your problem?
>[moeller] I dont have problems with. But this "bã" is common
>to all , and just for males or males atributes ( barba). Do
>you think could it be just a simple coincidence?


Miguel Carrasquer Vidal