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cognation of trust true and tree

Discussion in 'Etymology, History of languages and Linguistics (EHL)' started by Gale_, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Gale_

    Gale_ Junior Member

    Russia
    Russian
    While I examined belief, love, liberty and leaves with books I've found one more interesting semantic bundle!
    (From Wiktionary)

    Does it appear that tree relates and cognates to truth and to trust?!
    Tree as a firm, solid, safe, reliable thing!
    Or I've understood something wrong again?
     
  2. CapnPrep Senior Member

    France
    AmE
  3. Gale_

    Gale_ Junior Member

    Russia
    Russian
    It's great!
    "здоровый"(zdorovyj, healthy) is also from dō̆ru-
    By the way "резина" has come from (Lat. resina, resin) - I didn't guess )
    Generally cool resource!
    Thank you very much!
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2013

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