It seems that [face=SPIonic]oi)=koj[/face] can mean house or home, but also buildings/rooms associated with a house; it can also refer to a temple. From the "room" idea, [face=SPIonic]oi)=koi[/face] can refer to a single house.
It seems that [face=SPIonic]oi)ki/a[/face] mostly referes to the "home" idea: can be the building, but also means household, or even family from which one is descended, or the people in a family.
Dionusius Philadelphus wrote:But this is an illusion; [face=SPIonic]oi)ke/w[/face] is probably a denominative verb formed from the same nominal root as [face=SPIonic]oi)=koj[/face].
Dionusius Philadelphus wrote:The Proto-Indo-European root for all of these words is *weik-, which appears in Latin vicus (cf. vicinity)..... The basic meaning of the root is "clan" in the sense of Latin familia..
Dionusius Philadelphus wrote:Wouldn't it be easier for people to set a Unicode font (like Palatino Linotype) as their web browser's default, rather than us SPIonic? (I use Tavultesoft Keyman and have it set up to switch between languages with hotkeys -- Alt 1 for English, Alt 2 for Greek, Alt 3 for French, etc.)
But I understand that you've got a system that works.
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