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  • I continue to reject the validity of both *kapro- 'goat' and *kapr̥- 'penis' as true Indo-European IE roots.

    Sowing wild oats and plowing the fields

  • In Pokorny's work, perhaps we see the beginning of the telephone game where **kapro- is used to explain both 'penis' and 'goat'.

    Pondering on the phrase 'capite velato'

  • Maybe this is really an Etruscan word that was exported to surrounding IE languages of Western Europe and just maybe there is no such stem *kapro- or penis-based animal terms here at all.

    Manly goats

  • I continue to reject the validity of both *kapro- 'goat' and *kapr̥- 'penis' as true Indo-European IE roots.

    Archive 2010-09-01

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