Surprising cognates

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GoshDiggityDangit
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Re: Surprising cognates

Post by GoshDiggityDangit » 03 Oct 2019 06:24

k1234567890y wrote:
02 Oct 2019 06:18
English clan and English plant
Nah, really?

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Zekoslav
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Re: Surprising cognates

Post by Zekoslav » 03 Oct 2019 13:58

GoshDiggityDangit wrote:
03 Oct 2019 06:24
k1234567890y wrote:
02 Oct 2019 06:18
English clan and English plant
Nah, really?
It's true! Old Irish had no /p/, and before it ended up common enough in loanwords to be borrowed as it is, it was usually borrowed as /k/.
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