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#144863 - 07/09/05 07:05 AM Re: stetted
Faldage Offline
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it may be related to the Latin statim

I'll go with that. So will the AHD:

http://www.bartleby.com/61/48/S0714800.html

And, for extra credit, it's from the same PIE root, sta-, as stet.

http://www.bartleby.com/61/roots/IE494.html


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#144864 - 07/09/05 07:17 AM Re: stetted
Vernon Compton Offline
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Registered: 06/29/01
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>, it's from the same PIE root, sta-,

Shouldn't that be *sta, or is that tautology?


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#144865 - 07/09/05 01:29 PM Re: stetted
Faldage Offline
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Shouldn't that be *sta- ?

In most circles, I believe, noting that a PIE root is conjectured is optional. It's pretty much a given.


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