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Offline dublin

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Heat - Closeness - Fire - Sun
« on: September 27, 2014, 12:59:33 PM »
I would like to present here an amazing word cluster which I have found in Serbian and Irish. The word cluster is related to heat (warmth), the most basic sources of heat and the most basic uses of heat.  Through this cluster we can actually follow the development of the human ability to acquire and preserve heat. It like a multi-layered archaeological dig in the language. The fact that this word cluster relates to such basic terms, suggests that it originated very early, maybe even in Neolithic and maybe even in Paleolithic time. Apart from Serbian and Irish, this word cluster is found in part in other "Slavic" languages and in traces in other "Celtic" languages, as well as Sanskrit and Persian. I would really appreciate any additional information regarding the existence of the words from this word cluster in other languages.
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Re: Heat - Closeness - Fire - Sun
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2014, 01:30:38 PM »
Are you using this forum as advertising space? You're not really providing any content, discussion, or questions -- just advertising for your blog.

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Re: Heat - Closeness - Fire - Sun
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2014, 02:46:54 PM »
I agree: posting snippets from a blog with a link to the blog is not the purpose of this forum. You already have links to your blog in other threads, so anyone interested in following you can do that. But repeatedly posting those links is not appropriate here. For this reason I have removed the hyperlink from your post. Please do not continue posting like this.

You would be welcome to have discussions here (that is, ongoing discussions that are not just links to your blog), but they seem to go in the same direction: there is no direct connection to Irish/Celtic and Serbian/Slavic, despite your posting selective evidence in favor of that theory. There is much more evidence against it, which you are not discussing. You're welcome to your opinions, but as you seem to have decided, they probably belong on your blog because there is no discussion resulting here.

If you wish to have other discussions here and consider all of the evidence, that is welcome.


By the way, on this specific topic, the metaphorical uses of heat and so forth are quite common across many languages, so this may not be specific to Irish/Serbian within Indo-European, or it might just be a coincidence that you could draw with other, unrelated languages. I could post some references if you'd like.
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Offline dublin

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Re: Heat - Closeness - Fire - Sun
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2014, 09:15:25 AM »
Guys, I tried to have a discussion with you before, but your only argument is that this is not possible and that everything that I present is a coincidence...So I really have no time to talk to walls. If you decide to actually discuss this subject I would be more than glad to talk to you about it.
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Re: Heat - Closeness - Fire - Sun
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2014, 11:01:45 PM »
You are of course perfectly welcome to feel that way, but this is ultimately a discussion forum. If you have no interest in discussing with the people here, there is no reason for you to post.

Also, if you understood anyone to have said "this is not possible and everything [you] present is a coincidence", you should consider going back to read our comments more carefully.