Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jun 6 23:36:10 UTC 2014

Is this all a plot so that Ukraine can introduce Petrodollars as its new official currency?  (With stress on the antepenult to avoid confusion.)


On Jun 6, 2014, at 7:12 PM, W Brewer wrote:

> Yes, that's all very fascinating. Now focus:  What's the etymology of
> <<Petro>>?  Why is it pronounced [peh-TROH]?  Are there other Ukrainian
> imyeni like it, with final stressed [-o]?  Baby steps. I'm sure we'll get
> there. Some day.
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