Re: Bakkhos etymology

From: Aigius
Message: 37383
Date: 2005-04-26

--- In, "Daniel J. Milton" <dmilt1896@...>
> She is the subject of the tale Undine (1811) by Friedrich de la Motte
> Fouqué. The word was invented by the medieval scholar Paracelsus."
> I rather doubt that Paracelsus knew Lithuanian. However, I
> suspect he did know the Latin 'unda' "wave".
> Dan Milton

I didn't kmow about that, because there is Lithuanian myth about
undines too - "Jurate ir Kastytis" ("Jurate and Kastytis").