winberyc at speedgate.net
Fri Dec 1 18:59:30 EST 2000
Ted Mann wrote;
>Do suppose that the onomatopoeia, "Ptui !!," used in comic books and
>elsewhere to describe the sound of spitting, is derived from the Greek
>term, PTUW? What is the noun form of the word? :-) :-)
I would say (at the least) that Ptui is onomatopoetic.
Look at John 9:6 TAUTA EIPWN EPTUSEN CAMAI KAI EPOIHSEN PHLON EK TOU PTUSMATOS.
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