Re: [tied] can, pot

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 17464
Date: 2003-01-07

A different word, a different story. I think <stakan>/<stacanĂ£> is ultimately of Turkic origin, though I don't remember the details right now.


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From: <alexmoeller@...>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 10:38 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] can, pot

> Hmmm, I will agree with you that this is the best and wise possibility
> to take. Unfortunately I have a problem with the word "stacanĂ£"= "mug"=
> German "Krug"
> And this word, this is to find in Slavic too. For example Russian
> "stakan"
> So, is this the "Balkan Latin" anymore? Or speaks it for an IE source? I
> guess you will doubt now too about the Latin possibility even if seems
> to be the nice one, don't you?