Lago Superiore delle Buse Basse, o di Rocco   71732
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1 Forcella Valsorda, 2265
2 Cima delle Stellune, 2605
3 Forcella della Busa della Neve, 2362
4 Cimon della Busa della Neve, 2531
5 Cima Lagorai, 2585
6 Cima d'Asta, 2847


Location: Lago Superiore delle Buse Basse (2192 m)      by: Pedrotti Alberto
Area: Italy      Date: 25-09-2018
Trentino features 297 lakes, ranging in elevation from the 65 m of the (somewhat big) Lago di Garda to 3205 m of the (little) Lago di Catena Rossa, on the east flank of Cevedale - Palon de la Mare.
98, that is, one third of these lakes are located within the Lagorai chain. Actually, the scholars agree that the name Lagorai (the Fleimstaler Alpen of Alpen Panoramen!) derives from Aurai, containing an Indoeuropean root "aur" hinting at a meadow encircling some water. (I guess that also the German term Aue has something to do with this).
The two Laghi delle Buse Basse (also called Laghi di Rocco) are somewhat hidden and far less known than the nearby Lago delle Stellune, but they have their fascination nevertheless.


No idea, but it's beautifull and the light is well tuned.
2018/09/27 15:09 , Steffen Minack
Wunderbare Abendstimmung.
Zur Lösung kann ich leider nicht beitragen.
2018/09/27 18:37 , Dieter Leimkötter
Non lo so...;-)
2018/09/27 23:08 , Johannes Ha
VG, Danko.
2018/09/28 21:42 , Danko Rihter
2018/09/30 21:34 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Well observed, Alberto. The word in question is known in latin as "aqua" - well known universally to mean "water". All germanic languages share a common change of certain consonants, compared to other indoeuropean languages. One of the changes was K and Kw/Qw changing to H and Hw - examples include caput/hoved (danish)/head, cani/hund, que?/hvad? (danish)/what?, centum/hundred and many others. Aqua in latin corresponds with a suspected "ahwo" in germanic, later attested in german "aue" and scandinavian "å", meaning little river. BR Jan.
2018/10/02 14:07 , Jan Lindgaard Rasmussen
Very interesting, Jan, thank you!

And sometimes a Slavic language like the Czech one conserves the old Germanic word for "aqua" better than the German itself, as you can see in the longest Czech river "Vlt-ava", which means nothing else than "Wild Water" and has somehow been dragged to "Moldau" in German.
2018/10/02 14:36 , Arne Rönsch

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