Post by Christian Weisgerber Post by Hen Hanna
prodo "reveal" -- is [do] unrelated to Eng. [do] ?
According to Wiktionary, they both go back to PIE *dʰeh₁-, ‘to do,
I'm intrigued by the Latin perfect stem, prōdidī etc., with
reduplication. Is this cognate with the Germanic past tense form,
Every time I try to wrap my head around the PIE verb system my head
and is it related to what 1950s (?) comedians used to say:
-- Yes, Indeedee !
Thank you... my Skeat lists, under DO(1)
ado, deed, deem, doff, don, doom !
doomsday, dout, dup, indeed
Religious Courtship: Being Historical Discourses, on the Necessity ...
Daniel Defoe (!!!) - 1813
Yes, indeedee, they fightee just now : they no teachee me ; one say me go to de devil ; the other say me go to de devil : they no teachee me to go away from de devil ; they make me no know what I do. Ma. And was that it you cried about, Negum ? Neg. Yes, indeedee, me cry to go to de devil ! me would go away from de devil. Mast. You must pray to God to keep you from the Devil. Neg. Yes, indeedee, me do pray God keep away de devil. Mast. You must pray to God to teach you too.
1864 ------ Yes, indeedee, Massa ; I seed it all." " How did you like it ? "
----- Yes, indeedee, Massa
Between being a non-Linguist and a Monkey,
i'd choose being a non-Monkey, indeedee