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  • Our version assumes that the word pneu'matos, spirit, is in apposition with the word a'rchonta, prince.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • I mean, I don't know about any of you, but personally my sneezes never sound anything close to "pneu".

    The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

  • We had a car behind us (which had started ahead), but it was rather an ominous sign to see no "pneu" tracks in the white dust of the road as we travelled.

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  • Whatever the cause, the evidence is there, beyond a reasonable doubt, if only you have completed the dialogues aboutle bibliothequeandle pneu creveethe flat tire that most introductory high school French classes cover before Thanksgiving.

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  • Onde a estrada foi repavimentada criando sulcos que, em contacto com o pneu, “toca” um trecho da ópera “Guilherme Tell”, de Rossini.

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  • Audio File: listen to Jean-Marc read the following expressions and pronounce the verb conjugations to the French verb crever Download MP3 Download Wav crever un pneu = to flatten a tire crever de faim = to be starving crever d'ennui = to be bored to death je crève, tu crèves, il crève, nous crevons, vous crevez, ils crèvent

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  • The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- to s...

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  • Paleoglot: The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

    The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

  • Recently, Bradshaw of the Future wrote in the article Sneeze and pneumatic about the origin of "sneeze" in PIE *pneu- calling it an imitative root.

    The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

  • The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

    The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

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  • Sounds like a jam doughnut!

    September 12, 2008

  • In paleontology, "A flexible layer in an organism enclosing a pressurized filling." (OED)

    September 12, 2008