Talk:inter

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something is wrong with the 'latin' section[edit]

something(s) is (are) wrong here (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/inter#Latin); there are certainly some broken symbol links (or links to nonexistent symbols), and there may also be something wrong with instances of '*h₁'. Also consider clarifying PIE; it took me a second or two to figure out, as it has another more common meaning. Mm, pie. 124.150.56.235 00:14, 23 February 2011 (UTC)

Latin - Old High German "untar"[edit]

untar is given here as a cognate meaning "between". However, at least going by the article for that word, this meaning seems to have been lost in OHG, where it only has the meaning of "under". Meanwhile its ancestor, Proto-Germanic *under, is supposed to have had both meanings, "between" and "under", resulting from a merger of two PIE roots. Under the circumstances, whether or not it can still be considered a cognate for the lost meaning is debatable, to my mind. Also the article must then be incorrect as listing "between" as a meaning for untar in OHG. Can someone with expert knowledge perhaps confirm this? -86.31.60.217 19:09, 21 August 2012 (UTC)

The two meanings survive in modern German, implying that it must have existed in OHG as well. So the article for the OHG word must be incomplete. —CodeCat 20:15, 21 August 2012 (UTC)