[b-greek] Re: hUSTERA and hUSTEREW

From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (mauros@iol.ie)
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 11:53:13 EST

At 13:26 20/02/01, JKandJWilk@aol.com wrote:

>Does anyone know if somehow the words for uterus and for
>poverty/lacking share some distant derivative?

All that the "middle" L & S is prepared to say on "uterus" is:
>> hUSTERA the womb, mostly in pl. hUSTERAI, etc. deriv. uncertain <<
and LSJ provides no derivation.

Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]

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