FW: Capocollo (1953)

Steve Boatti Ittaob at AOL.COM
Wed Feb 5 18:04:09 UTC 2003

In a message dated 2/4/03 4:25:03 PM, jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM writes:

<< By golly -- makes you wonder if there was ever a vowel change
from Latin to Sicilian in the first place!  All they really had to do
was drop the -m in Latin "cum" to get what they got.

Well, you have a point. Italian nouns ending in "o" derive from Latin nouns
ending in "us". The corresponding Sicilian words seem to end in "u".

Steve Boatti

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