Κυριακή, 30 Αυγούστου 2009

The Latin alphabet is the Greek Chalcidian alphabet with minor changes

The Latin alphabet is the Greek Chalcidian alphabet with minor changes

The Chalcidian/Cumae alphabet was the western variant of the Greek alphabet, used between the 8th to 5th centuries BC. It was specifically used in the island of Euboea (including the towns of Kymi and Chalcis) and the areas west of Athens and in the Greek colonies of southern Italic peninsula. It was this variant that gave rise to the Latin alphabet.







Alphabets.

1. Attica, Athens

2. Euboea island, Chalcidian alphabet

3. Boeotia
4. Thessaly

5. Phocis

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Το λατινικό αλφάβητο ουσιαστικά είναι το Ελληνικό αλφάβητο της πόλης της Χαλκίδος, το οποίο μεταφέρθηκε στη Ιταλική χερσόνησο, μέσω των αποικιών της πόλης.

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Σάββατο, 29 Αυγούστου 2009

Etymology of toilet

Origin of the word "toilet"
Toilet comes from the French toilette (a cloth, bag for clothes) from toile (cloth, net). Sense evolution is to "act or process of dressing" and then "a dressing room". Toile (older: teile) comes from the latin te(xe)la [fabric, cloth, textile] from the latin verb texo, which derives from the Greek verb tefho (fut. tefxo; weave, create, build, construct; τεύχω).
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From the same root:
towel, text, texture, toil
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In modern Greek (Romeika, the language of Romei - Romans)
a) architecton: architect [αρχικέκτων]
b) techni: mastery, workmanship, art [τέχνη]
c) technicos: technical [τεχνικός]
δ) tualeta: toilet, bathroom, dress (loan from English/French) [τουαλέτα]
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Note: Some etymologize toilet from the unification of the Greek article "to" (the) with the substantive eileon (involucrum, wrapper; είλεον) from the Greek verb eilyo (originally: Felnyo; ειλύω), which means to surround, to encircle, to girdle. From this verb (eilyo) comes also the latin verb volvo (trundle, wheel, roll).
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Η λέξη toilet προέρχεται από το γαλλικό toilette (ρούχο, ένδυμα) από το toile (ρούχο, δίκτυ), το οποίο με τη σειρά του προέρχεται από το λατινικό te(xe)la [ύφασμα, ένδυμα] από το ρήμα texo, το οποίο με τη σειρά του προέρχεται από το ελληνικό ρήμα τεύχω (ποιώ, κατασκευάζω, υφαίνω, διαμορφώ, σχηματίζω.

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Τρίτη, 4 Αυγούστου 2009

Etymology of lavatory, lave, laundry

Origin of lavatory, lave, laundry

Lavatory comes from the latin lavo/lavare (to wash, to bathe), which derives from the Greek verb luo (loFo —> loo —> luo) [to bathe, lit: to wash the body; λούω; see: ab-luo, ab-lution].

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From the same root:

lava, lave, lavender, laver, lavish, lavishness, laundry, etc

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In modern Greek (Romeika - the language of Romei-Romans):

a) luo: to bathe, to wash the body/head [λούω]

b) lutro (originally: loFetro): lavatory [λουτρό]

c) lusimo: bath, shampoo [λούσιμο]

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Η λέξη lavatory (λουτρό, μπάνιο) προέρχεται από το Λατινικό lavo/lavare, το οποίο προέρχεται από το ελληνικό ρήμα λούω (λόFω —> λόω —> λούω)








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Etymology of daughter

Origin of daughter

The word daughter comes from the old German dhukter, which derives from the Greek thygater (daughter; θυγάτηρ) by chanching theta (Θ) into D.

In German: Tochter

In Swedish: dotter

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In modern Greek (Romeika - the language of Romei-Romans)
a) thygatera: daughter [θυγατέρα]

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Η λέξη daughter (θυγατέρα, κόρη) προέρχεται από το παλαιό Γερμανικό dhukter, το οποίο με τη σειρά του προέρχεται από το ελληνικό θυγάτηρ.

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Δευτέρα, 3 Αυγούστου 2009

Etymology of Anastasia, Nastasia, Stacey

Origin of Anastasia, Nastasia, Stacey

The female proper name Anastasia (Αναστασία) is the feminine form of the male name Anastasios (Αναστάσιος). It is of Greek origin, from the word anastasis (ανάσταση), which means resurrection .

The verb is anistimi [an (up; άνω, αν-) + istimi (stand; ίστημι)]. See also post No 97, May 2009 (Etymology of Constandine).

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Other forms of the name:

Ana, Anastacia, Anastaise, Anastase, Anastasha, Anastashia, Anastasie, Anastasija, Anastasiya, Anastassia, Anastatia, Anastay, Anastazia, Anasztaizia, Anasztasia, Anestassia, Anna, Annastasia, Anstass, Anstice, Anya, Asia, Nastasia, Nastassia, Nastassiya, Nastassja, Nastassya, Nastya, Stace, Stacey, Stacia, Stacie, Stacy, Stash, Stasha, Stasia, Stasiya, Stasja, Stasya, Staz, Taisie, Tasa, Tasenka, Tasia, Tasiya, Tasja and Tasya.

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In modern Greek (Romeika - the language of Romei-Romans):

a) Anastasia: Anastasia [Αναστασία]

b) Anastasios: Anastasios [Αναστάσιος]

c) anastasi: resurrection [ανάσταση]

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