Dennis King wrote:
> On the other hand, McCone provides an alternate etymology of OI "domum"
> and Welsh "dwfn" (world), based on the idea of "black earth, soil", as
> follows: *dub-no-s <- *dub-ro-s <- Common Celtic *dub-u-s <- IE *dhubh-
> (to smoke; hazy; darkened).
> What do you think?
Very subtle! But almost seems like folk-etymology. How does he state
Candon Clannach, [log in to unmask]
Bum corwc ymyr.
-Taliesin "Kat Godeu"
And my favorite:
Bum davwed yn llat (I have been a bubble in beer) ;-)