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April 08, 2013, 16:49
Robert Arvanitis
Any good sources
...for foreign etymologies?

Greek in particular?

Σαραβαλο ("saravalo") means “wreck.” But I wonder if it's one of those loan-words that populate modern Greek.

Interesting tid-bit. Modern Greek for slipper ("pandofles") is from the Turkish, meaning "all cork."

April 08, 2013, 17:18
Das Deutsche Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm

Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online

Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch by Julius Pokorny

Perseus Digital Library Classical Greek and Latin dictionaries

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April 08, 2013, 18:24
Speaking of Greek, whatever became of Museamuse?

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