G+ LoME Archive
Aug 14, 2015 (16:10)
Neologisms for "nut", *
, and "hazel", *
, and "buckwheat", *
, depending on how old the compund is.
, of "nut" and "hide/hider". The second part is
, and the first part might be *
, as guessed by +
. If this is from CE PEK + -ko, then > pekkho > pekcho > pechcho > pech (as perceived also be +
). Hazel in Early Q. is
(lit. nut-bearer) of CE
bear, carry_ (with hapology). Following the same pattern with newer roots, *
+ KOL "carry, bear" (+ some suffix, like
) > pekkokol(ne) > pekkolne (hapology), pekkolle, pekcholl > pechcholl > pechol.
from NEL "three" and
, "corn" from CE
with the connotation of both "three" and "triangle" due to the triangular shapes of the seeds, and
, "beech-tree", the latter due to the likeness of (small versions of) the seeds of the beech-tree, which is also the etymology of "buckwheat" in germanic languages like German, English, Swedish and Dutch. If in Old to Middle S, then
, with final form *
Aug 14, 2015 (16:18)
Buckwheat? I say, you have quite specific neologism needs:P
Aug 14, 2015 (16:20)
As gluten-intollerant, I eat quite a lot of that :-) along with apples, herbs, potatoes and meat, for which there are already words or neologisms created by others.