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Nik Taylor wrote: > Tom Wier wrote: > > Yep. Apparently, "realm" (probably something like /Re:lm/) and "reau= m" > > were alternants in the Middle English period, both ultimately coming = from > > Old French, which in turn were both from Lat. _regimen_ "system of > > goverment", which in turn comes from PIE *reg-, "to rule". > > But where'd the -l- come from? I checked the etymology in a second dictionary, and both agree on what I wrote above. I could only surmise that the /l/ comes from intereference = of other semantically closely related words, such as <regal>, <royal> (which was then spelled (most commonly) <roial>) and so forth. Analogy of this = kind is never regular, by definition, but it does occur frequently to level out perceived irregularities (such as the plural <shoen> and <kine> for <shoes> and <cows>, respectively). In spelling, this is the origin of the <l> in <could> (which, coming from <can>, never had an /l/) to make it conform to <should> and <would>, whose other forms still do have the <l>. It is of course possible that Ray's etymology from Lat. <reg=E2limen> is correct, but our dear friends the lexicographers would have us think otherwise. Whatever. =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D Tom Wier <[log in to unmask]> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: Deuterotom Website: <http://www.angelfire.com/tx/eclectorium/> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." We look at [the Tao], and do not see it; Its name is the Invisible. - Lao Tsu, _Tao Te Ching_ Nature is wont to hide herself. - Herakleitos =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D= =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D =0D