[Ads-l] cangue/tcha - 1797

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 2 18:50:39 EDT 2016


> On 2 Nov 2016, at 14:20, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> perhaps it’s related to jugo (yoke) < PIE *yugóm
> 
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> _Cangue_ is not related to _jugo_.

Is that speculation? Mine is, as I say, speculation, but cangue < canga, cousin to jugo, does not seem implausible to me. (I see that I failed to note that Wiktionary gives “canga” as the Portuguese etymon.) BB
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