Sunday, January 3, 2016

Did you know?

Did you know that the Russian town Pyatigorsk(Пятигорск) is the calque(copy) of the  mountain name located nearby? The name of the mountain is Beshtau (besh is 5 in Turkic and tau is a mountain). Pyatigorsk – pyat’ is 5 in Russian and gori is mountains.

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