Re: Whence Grimm?

From: CG
Message: 31758
Date: 2004-04-07

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

Sorry - I was reading/typing a bit fast today, and didn't check my
post very carefully.

I meant to say that English saddle may come from PIE o-grade *sod-
dhlo-m (according to Watkins, DIER) with related forms OE setl & OHG
sezzal coming from PIE *sed-lo-m.

- Chris Gwinn