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Query:   Replies related to 'Chechnia'
Author:  Maher Bahloul
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics

Summary:   RE: LINGUIST 13.601

DEAR ALL,

THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING COLLEAGUES, THE ETYMOLOGY OF THE ETHNYNOM
'CHECHEN' IS, TO SOME EXTENT, NO LONGER A PUZZLE. THESE ARE THE
ANSWERS I'VE GOT SO FAR:

BEN FORTSON
THE WORD IS SUPPOSED TO COME FROM KABARDIAN SHEESHEN. I WOULD CHECK
MAX VASMER'S ETYMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF RUSSIAN FOR FURTHER INFO.

DONALD S. COOPER
A STARTING POINT IS PROBABLY GIVEN BY MAX VASMER'S RUSSISCHES
ETYMOLOGISCHES WOERTERBUCH III HEIDELBERG 1958. THE RUSSIAN WORD
CHECHE'NETS IS CONSIDERED:

LL Issue: 13.637
Date Posted: 08-Mar-2002
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