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  1. Word Family - Pandemic

    Theme: 馃

    Introduction

    Demon Pandemic Zeitgeist Time

    Teaser

    democracy, pandemic, zeitgeist, time, demon

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    • Proto-Indo-European *deh鈧- to share, to divide
      • Proto-Indo-European *dh鈧倅茅ti divides
        • Albanian daj I divide
        • Hellenic *dayomai
          • Ancient Greek 未伪委慰渭伪喂 da铆omai to divide, to distribute
        • Indo-Iranian *d谩yatay
          • Indo-Aryan *d谩yatay
            • Sanskrit 啶︵く啶む d谩yate to divide, to take part in 鈥
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  2. Word Family - Isolate

    Theme: 馃

    Introduction

    Celtic, Greek, and Latin each have words for "island" that involve /n/ and /s/ and cannot be completely explained. One possibility is that they are all borrowings from the same non-Indo-European source.

    Even if those three are all connected, it would still be beyond credibility for Malayo-Polynesian *nusa 鈥

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  3. Word Family - Cow

    June theme: Domestic Animals 馃悤

    Teaser

    cow, butter, beef, vaccine

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    • unknown source
      • Proto-Indo-European *g史峁搘s
        • Pre-Albanian *gauka
          • Albanian gak boar
        • Anatolian
          • Luwian 饠懞饠棳饠棓 BOS-wa/i-sa cow where 饠懞 BOS is a semantic determinative
        • Old Armenian 寨崭站 kov cow
          • Armenian 寨崭站 kov cow
        • Balto-Slavic *g艒w-
          • Latvian govs cow
          • Slavic *gov臋虁do head of 鈥
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  4. Word Family - Weasel

    Teaser

    virus, weasel, bison

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    • Proto-Indo-European *weys- slime, poison, flow, melt
      • Proto-Indo-European *wis贸s action noun, zero-grade variant
        • Hellenic *wih贸s
          • Ancient Greek 峥懱撓屜 墨贸s poison, venom
            • Greek 喂蠈蟼 i贸s venom, virus
        • Indo-Iranian *wi拧谩s
          • Indo-Aryan *w铆峁s
            • Dardic *bi峁C
              • Kalasha bi峁 poison
            • Sanskrit 啶掂た啶 vi峁C poison, venom, bane
              • Sauraseni 饝憖吼憖 visa 鈥
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