Chronology of the breakup of Common Romance [long]

X99Lynx at X99Lynx at
Tue Aug 10 03:01:48 UTC 1999

<< At 23:15 19/07/99 EDT, <edsel at> wrote:

My hypothesis for the origin of the East-European -ch in Walach and the like:
a derivative ending,... still productive as -ak in Slavic (but also as an
adjective forming suffix in Greek -ako's...>>

>From a post sent to me: <<at the foot of Mt Kastri in the Pelopenese there is
or was a place called Kastrorachi.>>  I suppose this might be a case of -achi
being attached to a place name.

S. Long

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