H₃rḗǵs h₁n̥dʰéri diwsú
- Civis Illustris
Reminds me of the primordial monster Rahab, which is a different word.
Yeah, I know, but I don't share that impression.People compare Arabic and German a lot. To many non-natives, the existence of various guttural sounds probably stands out. Obviously, if you survey the phonetic inventories in depth, you’d find many differences, but I know what she meant.
I'm most likely being obtuse, but I don't understand...I thought they were ultimately from the same root, although the noun was influenced by another.'Soil', as a noun meaning 'earth', is etymologically unrelated to the verb meaning 'to get dirty'. No, really. And the etymology of the latter may surprise you.