Day: November 26, 2017

Kaliarda X: The etymology of Kaliarda musando, Mainstream Greek Slang musi “fake”

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Modern Greek

A Kaliarda adjective that poses an interesting etymological conundrum is musando “fake”. It is interesting both because it is in a chicken-and-the-egg relationship with Mainstream Greek Slang musi “fake”, and because the etymology of both could be Romani, Turkish, French, Greek, or likelier a conflation of all four. The data for this comes from a […]