Cross-Language Word-Association Game

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-12-01, 14:16

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby h34 » 2019-12-02, 18:57

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2019-12-02, 21:14

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby tiuwiu » 2019-12-04, 15:57

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2019-12-04, 16:25

(krl) otso
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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby h34 » 2019-12-04, 20:32

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby Linguaphile » 2019-12-05, 3:53

linguoboy wrote:(krl) otso
bear

What is your source for Karelian? I'm curious about this one because Proto-Finnic *okte isn't a very widespread root and the addition of the "s" to it even less so. It's basically found only in regional and euphemistic Estonian ott (karu in standard Estonian, but ott is well-known due to a popular resort town being called Otepää "bear's head" and Ott is also a personal name), Livonian okš, Finnish ohto and otso (poetic/dialect forms; more standard is karhu), Erzya овто and Moksha офта. And as far as I've found, that's it! In most dialects I thought the Karelian word for bear was derived from *kontija (as a variation of kontie, kondie, kondii depending on the dialect), as it is in Veps and Ludic, although I did once find a North Karelian dialect form ottšo. So I am intrigued to find otso for Karelian here and curious about your source, or if you know which dialect.


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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2019-12-05, 19:06

Linguaphile wrote:
linguoboy wrote:(krl) otso
bear

What is your source for Karelian?

The Kalevala. I understand most of the source material was collected in Karelia so I mistakenly thought otso was a Karelian word.

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby Linguaphile » 2019-12-06, 0:53

linguoboy wrote:
Linguaphile wrote:
linguoboy wrote:(krl) otso
bear

What is your source for Karelian?

The Kalevala. I understand most of the source material was collected in Karelia so I mistakenly thought otso was a Karelian word.

Ah. No, Kalevala is written in Finnish. Actually, I believe it was first translated into Karelian (from Finnish) only within the last decade or so.
(Edit: yep, translated into Karelian in 2009)

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Re: Cross-Language Word-Association Game

Postby Antea » 2019-12-07, 9:41

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