Chronology of the breakup of Common Romance [long]
sarant at village.uunet.lu
Thu Aug 19 05:54:37 UTC 1999
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Well, this is my first message to this list...
I read this:
>From: X99Lynx at aol.com <X99Lynx at aol.com>
>Date: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 10:38 AM
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>>>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.
No, the place name Kastrorachi is a compound word consisting of kastro (castle)
and 'rachi' (slope in the case of mountains). Rachi is a normal Greek word, no
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