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Old 09-19-2016, 11:45 AM
JKellyMap JKellyMap is offline
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Originally Posted by Colibri View Post
I see what you did there.

Interestingly, the Spanish words for "left," izquierdo, and "left-handed," zurdo appear to be derived or related from the Basque terms rather than Indo-European.
Exactly. Perfect example.

Apparently, the Germanic words for "bear" (including English) are another example -- "the brown one [whose real name must not be spoken, lest it eat me]."

Last edited by JKellyMap; 09-19-2016 at 11:47 AM.