Re: [tied] Re: Whence Grimm?

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 31754
Date: 2004-04-06

On Tue, 06 Apr 2004 16:10:57 +0000, CG <sonno3@...>

>> True in principle, but I don't think it applies here. If the last
>> half of *saDula is the "tool" suffix PIE *-tlo, the first half
>> be *sed- and not any other ablaut form, judging from the
>other "seat"
>> words, and /e/ > /a/ is characteristic of the II languages. That
>> together with the general assumption that the saddle is a
>> invention makes the idea that *saDula is a loanword from an II
>> language at least plausible.
>The sources that I have consulted says that English saddle (OE setl,
>OHG sezzal)

Saddle is not the same word as OE setl and OHG sezzal
(English settle "seat" is).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal