Re: [tied] Whence Grimm?

From: wtsdv
Message: 31730
Date: 2004-04-06

--- In, "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> I forgot to mention that the saddle (according to what I could find
> on the net) is considered to be a Sarmatian invention. The Iranian
> and Indic mismatching cognates of "saddle" that Piotr provided are
> from Avestan and Sanskrit repectively, so they don't disprove the
> assumption of a Sarmatian provenance for *saDula. Apart from it
> being Iranian, we don't know much about Sarmatian.

We know about modern Sarmatian. The Iron word for saddle is sarh.
Can that be derived from *saDula?