Root Words

Scott Collins saponi360 at
Tue Oct 6 02:23:38 UTC 2009

I am not sure I am posting this correctly, if not I appoligize in advance of my ignorance.
I wanted to point out that there may be a striking resemblance between the names/words Hassinunga and Monahassanugh. Is this a root word hassin or hassan as in the root word for Nahyssan (hyssan).
Are the a's and y's interchangable with out significant distortion of meaning?
Is it possible that these words share a common root? 

Scott P. Collins
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