Re: [tied] mother: *xanos, *xana, *hana, or *ana?

From: Max Dashu
Message: 6184
Date: 2001-02-20

>t the Gothic word for "mother" is aiTi: (weak feminine, cf. OHG eidî,
>also Finnish äiti -- an early Germanic loan), not *mo:dar as one might

Is this OHG eidî related to the German and Saxon ides, idi, etc, and Norse

Max Dashu

Max Dashu <maxdashu@...>
International Women's Studies