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Re: That Word Again...Tarot

Just read the older thread, and saw that an intermediate Savoyard word "tarocs" could have accounted for a french tarot rather than taroque still granting an Italian priority. So scratch that. But it does still seem important to me that le Monde, and the Kings are "tarots" also - I feel like the "bl...

Re: That Word Again...Tarot

It's interesting that among the German and Italian language folk, tarok/tarocchi means, besides the game itself, "trump"; whereas in France (at least in our 17th and 18th century references) mean "five-point cards" and trumps continue to be called "triomphes", or later "atous". If a game is named fo...

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