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Re: Pronunciation Question



In a message dated Fri, 6 Sep 2002 19:03:03 +0200, david.marjanovic@gmx.at 
writes:

> > [...] Latin "capitus"
> 
> Actually, that noun is a bit irregular, it's caput, genetive capitis, plural
> capita, and it's neutral. Related to "head" and poetic 
> German "Haupt" (also
> neutral).

Greek "kephal-" is not actually related to this root.  It is related to English 
"gable".

--Nick P.