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... , the brightest of all fixed stars, as will come out later. Another subject of discussion has been the etymology of the name, and since the identity of Orendel might depend on its etymology, we have to look into ... "off yonder promontory" which sounds ever so poetical and indistinct, see J. de Vries [n3 Altnordisches Etymologisches Worterbuch (1961)]: skaut n. Ecke, Zipfel, Schoss, Kopftuch, eig. "etwas ... Iranian Kavi Usan and Rigvedian Kavy Usha is a precious gem in the collection of philological atrocities. "Falls meine etymologie richtig ist, entfallt auch die Namensahnlichkeit." Similarity he calls it! It will come out in the course ...
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... a swing-tree (Fick, iii, 232), Skt. root, manth, to bore, twist, swing.$ This also gives us some clue to the etymology of the mountain Mandara and .the fire-stick pramantha. As to mill-symbols in heraldry, see p..t . _ .. Aufrecht has given the etymology of ... patronised for rose (but not for roue), I venture to say that it is as wild as anything ever set up by the old snapshot school of All d etymologists. This also gives us, at last, the true key to the interminablydisputed etymology of the island -name Rhodes. Othersuggestion ' s were that Rhodes comes from the ...
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3. Aster and Disaster: The Fallen World [Journals] [Kronos]
... From: Kronos Vol. XI No. 3 (Summer 1986) Home | Issue Contents Aster and Disaster: The Fallen World Roger W. Wescott AN ETYMOLOGICAL EXCURSUS The word "etymology" is of Classic Greek origin and may be literally translated as "true meaning". The Greeks, like most other ancient peoples, believed that ... in Honor of Charles F. Hockett, Frederick B. Agard, et al., eds. (Leiden, 1983). 2. Julius Pokorny, Ein Indogermanisches Etymologisches Woerterbuch, 2 vols., (Bern, 1969); Ernest Klein, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (Amsterdam, 1971); and Calvert ...
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... in extenuation is that we are here engaged upon extremely ancient compound proper names ; which, as Mr. E. R. Wharton states,2 "all writers of etymological dictionaries have agreed to exclude"; on ne suit pas trop pourquoi. (See also words in fat-, which have to be treated separately). On ... the sky-pilot also fell into the Ocean, like so many other gods in Pal-. Martial's shocking pun (iii, 78) ought to be a warning to audacious etymologists Minxisti currente semel, Pauline, carina: meiere vis iterum, jam Paulinus eris. Natheless will I suggest that oupos is the heavens-mountain, and ' again" ' ...
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... of Homeric Greek origin. And at this point we move from lexicology (in its narrower sense, which restricts it to the history of words within one language) to etymology (which relates the vocabulary of later languages to that of earlier, presumably ancestral, languages). By Classical times, the word muthos - pronounced mythos by the ... 9. OED. 10. H. G. Liddell & R. Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon (Oxford, 1940). 11.Johann B. Hofmann, Etymologisches Woerterbuch des Griechischen (Munich, 1966). 12. Julius Pokorny, Indogermanisches Etymologisches Woerterbuch (Bern, 1959), volume 2, p. 743. 13 ...
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... critic in this country writes14: "Unfortunately for the theory so powerfully advanced, almost all the linguistic evidences by which it is supported are still of doubtful value, the etymology of the Babylonian names in most cases, and the reading in some, being disputed by high authorities in this obscure field of inquiry. Were the linguistic points proved ... the Phoenicians." Lenormant, Beginning's of History, vol. i p.104 " 8. But this was originally a generic term for tree. See Curtius, Etymologie, s. v. 9." This veil is identical with the starry peplos of Harmonia." Robert Brown, Jr. The Unicorn. London, 1881 ...
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... several names in different countries, although in later years the Sanskrit name has been accepted. It was spelling was different but is now accepted as above. The definition and etymology is given in Littres French Dictionary. Svastika, or Swastika, a mystic figure used by several (East) Indian sects. It was equally well known to the ... his late work, "La Migration des Symboles." It was also called Croix cramponnee, Croix patte'e, Croix a' crochet. But the consensus even of French etymologists favors the name Swastika. Some foreign authors have called it Thor's hammer, or Thor's hammermark, and the correctness of this has been disputed.5 Waring, in ...
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8. KA [Books]
... a Handbook, took on its own form. It is a dismemberment and reconstruction of Greek and associated myth such as has not occurred hitherto. Its hundreds of sketches and etymologies are grouped to follow a theme: the electric fire and destructive behavior of the sky gods, as these exhibit themselves in the language, rituals, myths, and ... .1 , Ch.11) Furthermore, this same "divinely inspired" language, along with the rites and practices associated with it, does not consist of independent etymologically-unique, tribally evolved vocabularies and perspectives. Rather, there appears to have been, among many ancient peoples, an ecumenical language of sacred, electrical, pyrotechnical ritual behavior ...
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... Roger Williams Wescott The assigned title of my oral presentation to the 1994 Kronia Symposium was "Velikovsky: The Big Picture." In it, I called attention to the etymological fact that Immanuel Velikovsky's surname is a patronymic derivative of the Russian adjective velik, "great." This Slavic word, in turn, comes, by way of ... that its motion was not geosynchronous, to seem swift-moving when viewed from earth's surface. 2. Sanskrit asman can mean either "heaven" or "stone." Most etymologists have assumed that they were here dealing with two unconnected words. But, if we may assume a protohistoric frequency of meteorite falls that greatly exceeded that of our day ...
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10. Thoth Vol III, No. 14: Nov 1, 1999 [Journals] [Thoth]
... may provide the viewpoint that empowers travel around the galaxy. Mel Acheson THE MYTHIC ROOTS OF LANGUAGE Dave Talbott [Excerpted from a discussion of etymology onthe Kronia electronic discussion group] Language points back to its source, and the source is unified. The first systematic, written languages are rooted in the urge of ... Unity. But wait! What is the basis for this not-so-subtle suggestion of an archaic linkage of words which, as far as I am aware, no self- respecting etymologist would countenance? Is there any ground for suspecting a connection between the Latin _membrum_, the limbs or constituents of a whole, and _memor_, ...
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