Re: [tied] bison

From: alex_lycos
Message: 17808
Date: 2003-01-20

Miguel Carrasquer wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Jan 2003 01:28:05 +0100, Piotr Gasiorowski
> <piotr.gasiorowski@...> wrote:
> Just a wild guess, but perhaps Alex is complaining about the (first)
> vowel in zimbru when we would expect zâmbru out of Slavic zo~brU
> Although zâmbru also exists, at least according to Alex' first
> message
> =======================
> Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
> mcv@...

yes there are both formes with /i/ and with /â/
and there are several words:
zâmbru/zimbru= bison
zâmbru/zembru= a kind of tree (pinus cembra)
zâmbre= a illness of horses ,cf. DEX= see polish zabrze

By the way cembra, does it has something with the cymber to do? it looks
somehow likely.