Monthly Archives: June 2015

Love, pity and morphology

Finnish armas ‘dear’ has a somewhat interesting etymology: the word is considered to derive by borrowing followed by semantic amelioration from Germanic *armaz ‘pitiful’. If we were given no other data, this argument would have to remain rather hypothetical. The shape


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