m_orelskaya at YAHOO.COM
Tue Apr 2 16:49:53 UTC 2002
We use the same word in Russian. I always assumed, it
is coming from a local dialect. Unfortunately, I do
not have any Russian or Slavic dictionary around to
check it up. Perhaps, someone could do it?
--- Valerie J Roebuck <vjroebuck at MACUNLIMITED.NET>
> According to the OED, it was first recorded in
> English in 1698. It now
> occurs in books and newspapers without italics or
> explanations, so I would
> think it is.
> Valerie J Roebuck
> Manchester, UK
> >Is "shaman" a really English word?
> >Marina Orelskaya
> >--- Valerie J Roebuck <vjroebuck at MACUNLIMITED.NET>
> >> What is the current thinking on the relationship
> >> any) between English
> >> "shaman" and Sanskrit "zramaNa"?
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