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  • Daniel: "If you are suggesting 'tupi' was a generic Etruscan word for 'rock', there has to be a reason why it was then restricted to a particular porous volcanic rock."

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • If you are suggesting "tupi" was a generic Etruscan word for "rock", there has to be a reason why it was then restricted to a particular porous volcanic rock.

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • Much shared Etrusco-Latin vocabulary shows Latin "o" in place of Etruscan "u", such as Latin tōfus/Etr tupi.

    An etymology for 'Rome'

  • At this point it should be known that Etruscan tupi is attested in the Tarquinian Tomb of Orcus TLE 89 in the phrase Tupi Sispeś next to an image of a man carrying a boulder.

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  • Comments on the Etusco-Latin tupi/tōfus connection...

    The diffusion of the Italian terms for 'wine' from Etruscan

  • Comments on the Etusco-Latin tupi/tōfus connection

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  • The most important fact is that the relationship of Latin tōfus and Etruscan tupi cannot be labeled a "modern blogger speculation" at all since blogs hadn't been invented yet ** in 1932 when Fiesel's article entitled Etruskisch tupi and lateinisch tofus had been published in Studi Etruschi **!

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  • First, here's a portion of the aggravating comment I received in response to the connections made between Latin tōfus and Etruscan tupi but which I promptly deleted for being unnecessarily ornary and also thoroughly invalid: Between you claiming with no proof that word X is Etruscan and an ancient Roman claiming an Etruscan origin for word Y, the latter is naturally more trusted, more reliable.

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  • Even so, none of these three words are likely to have ended in -e or -i in Etruscan as with *triampe and tupi.

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • There's absolutely no question where the accent was in tupi or in *any* Etruscan term.

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

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