Re: [tied] Re: Yellow as an PIE word

From: george knysh
Message: 18066
Date: 2003-01-25

--- "tolgs001 <gs001ns@...>" <gs001ns@...>
wrote:
> >Yes, Skt. hari-, harit- (of which <harid-> is a
> sandhi variant),
> >harita- and hiran.ya- as well as Avestan zari-,
> zairita- and
> >zaraniia- (OPer. daraniya-) come from *g^Hel- znd
> are related
> >to Eng. yellow and Lat. helvus.
> >
> >Piotr
>
> (Hungarian <z´┐Żld> "green" must also be related
> to these.)

*****GK: Probably a borrowing from Slavic*****

How about Romance _verde_?
>
> George
>
>


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