Slavic *dolbto and its Baltic cognates

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 20734
Date: 2003-04-03

> These verbs are by no means orphans: they have Baltic brothers (eg.,
> Lithuanian <del~bti> *'batter down, drive down' > 'look down, throw
> one's eyes to the ground'...)

I've just polled some of my colleagues with dialectal background, and
now I can safely remove an asterisk from 'batter down, drive down' (I've
been given the example <i,del~bti s^ak├Ęs i,~ z^e~me,> 'to stick a
hayfork into the earth').