April 29th, 2021

FACE, etymology

FACE, FACCIA - "probably is literally "form imposed on something" and related to facere "to make" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put")." https://www.etymonline.com/word/face Oh, no...

And what is the meaning of the -D-, -T- in FACADE and FACCIATA (the front part of the building) ? 'Indo-Europeists' do not even ask this question! https://www.etymonline.com/word/facade

PAIZI (Enets), pajᵊdiᵊ (Nenets), pājt (Mansi), pūtəl (Sekulp.), pŏχəʌma (Hanty) - cheek;
PÕSK, gen. PÕSE, part. PÕSKE (Est.), pȯsk, puosk (Livon.), põski (Votic), poski (Fin., Izhora, Karel.) - cheek;
PÕSED (Est.), POSKET (Fin.) - cheeks (-D, -T - plural ending);
басота [basota] (archaic Rus.) - face;
баско [basko] (Nizhegorodian dialect) - beautiful;
баса, басина, басота [basa, basina, basota] (Yaroslavl dialect) - decoration, outfit;
fashion (Eng.), fasoun (archaic Eng.), façon, fachon, fazon (archaic Fr.), fascino (It.) - appearance, face; ornament, design; beauty, enchantment;
руšnу (Slavic) - beautiful, decorated;
басильг,аш [basilg,ash] (Ingush) - cheek, cheeks.
Compare also to name Basil.

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