"Peter T. Daniels" <gramma...@worldnet.att.net> wrote ...
> Andrew Dalby wrote:Paretymological assimilation to <s'rn'ga-> 'horn, antler', on the basis of
> > [...]
> > Peter, you were afraid someone would say this, I'm sure. According to
> Aha! A hypercorrection!
> (You could write a-macron (long a) as either a: or aa, or even â if that
> > Another example of similar Sanskritization is (I believe) srngavera
> Another hypercorrection!
fanciful resemblance of the shape of the ginger-root to an antler.
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