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The paper presents an exhaustive list of plant names in the Kāśyapīyakrsisūkti, the most important Sanskrit treatise on agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry dated from the early medieval period. The Sanskrit names are given with full reference to the verses where they appear and together with the up-to-date botanical terms and occasionally with the current English names.

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In this article the origin of Hittite šuppiwašhar 'onion' (liter. 'pure garlic') is carefully discussed. The author suggests that there were two different terms for 'garlic' in the Indo-European languages: the Indo-Hittite appellative *wósH x r (gen. sg. *usH x n-ós) belonged to the unproductive r/n-heteroclitic nouns and represented probably an archaic formation older chronologically than IE. *kermuso- / *kremuso- (o-stem) 'garlic, onion'. The Indo-Hittite term in question is reconstructed here for the first time.

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Few studies have explored the relevance of metrical structures in segmental processes. This paper shows that Dagbani (Gur, Ghana), has a prosodic word dominating a trochaic foot which licenses segmental processes and phonotactics. The foot is the domain for marked vowels and unmarked consonants. The prosodic word regulates the sequencing of syllables of different degrees of sonority and weight within a word. The Optimality Theoretic analyses make use of classical metrical theory and prosodic principles used in defining the prosodic word in stress languages to highlight the typological relevance of these principles and the prosodic universality of these metrical structures.

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(László), king of Hungary (1077–95) in the Nomenclator of Hungarian plant names, too, together with other sagas. 94 Whatever Clusius believed about the legend itself, he seems to have suspected that those were extraordinary stones, perhaps of a metallic

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with folk nutrition in the Őrség region, and János Bödei (1943) published data on food gathering in Göcsej, while Enikő Bazsika (2010) has published a list of folk plant names, likewise from Göcsej. We aimed to answer the following main questions in the

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