Words and Proper Names

ais (ghost-word)

9109.
Stifter (David): Zwei Geisterwagen.
In SEC 11 (2006), pp. 141–156.
I. ais [(cf. LEIA A-50 ais “voiture” ;) argues is a ghost-word]. II. cul [suggests an origin from *kalu- ‘Schmiedearbeit, geschmiedetes Teil’].