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Re: Rebetika songs on life from edge

Postby kurupetos » Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:29 pm

denizaksulu wrote:Kaim = long lasting, long standiing. Even with lateral thinking I cannot ascribe kaimos to any language but Greek.

Not exactly D. It derives from ancient Greek: καίω (k:e-o=burn). :wink:

The past tense in ancient Greek: εκάην (ek:a-in) which is similar to the Greek Cypriot dialect ek:a-iken! 8)

Naturally of course since Cyprus is the birthplace of the Greek language and the centre of Hellenism... :)
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