----- Original Message -----From: Rick McCallisterSent: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 4:51 PMSubject: Re: [tied] Re: Renfrew's theory renamed as Vasco-Caucasian
Trask brought that etymology up a few times on
postings. If it's not in H o Bq, then I'd imagine it's
in his Basque etymological dictionary and probably in
Mitxelena as well.
--- tgpedersen <tgpedersen@... com> wrote:
> --- In cybalist@... s.com, Rick McCallister
> <gabaroo6958@ ...> wrote:
> > Yes, crocus does mean saffron and saffron is
> > yellow. See Trask
> Where? Google on 'horotz' and 'trask' comes back
> empty, it's not in
> 'The History of Basque'. and the closest thing
> Löpelmann has is
> 'horots. schaumig. § kontrah. aus harrapotsu (s.
> unter harrapo 1).'
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