Re: [tied] -poulos and -putra, Iberian -ez patronymic

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 17315
Date: 2003-01-01

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From: "João Simões Lopes Filho" <jodan99@...>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 02, 2003 12:08 AM
Subject: Re: [tied] -poulos and -putra, Iberian -ez patronymic

> It's interesting. Pullus (fem. pulla) is origin of French poule "hen", in Portuguese we have poleiro (<pullarius) "roost". Pullus also means "foal", < *pwol-no- *pwL-no, allways in the root 'child'.

Eng. foal < OE fola < PGmc. *ful-o:(n) (a weak stem), but Lat. pullus has been analysed in more than one way. The underlying root is widespread *pau- (*pah2u-?) extended with various suffixes: