Re: [tied] Latin -mentum in Romance

From: alexmoeller@...
Message: 16142
Date: 2002-10-10

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From: "m_iacomi" <m_iacomi@...>
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Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 9:56 PM
Subject: [tied] Latin -mentum in Romance

In cybalist@..., alexmoeller@... wrote:

> just a simply curiosity. We talked about latin "-mentum" and
> rom "-mânnt". What about the other latin languages and this
> latin suffix in their iherited words? And sure, please do
> forget sardic language, this should be interesting to for
> seeing the actualy "mentum" sufix in sardic..

Italian: -mento
Sardinian: -mentu (monumentu, like in pamentu)
French: -ment
Occitan: -men(t)
Catalan: -ment
Spanish: -miento
Portuguese: -mento
Rheto-romance: -maint
I won't give further dialectal forms. :-)

Marius Iacomi

[Moeller] thank you Marius, but the question was for inherited
words, not just for suffixes. For this reason I asked,
otherway I should say you have in rom. two suffisex from latin
"-mentum". Once "-mânt" and once "-ment", where ment= the new
one, probably under the french influence..
BTW I will ask you something on r-lang for not bothering

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