From: Przemysław Ziobrowski
>> Where was that "eastern place" exactly? Kazakhstan? Proto-KartveliansWhere's this center of gravity specifically? Is location of the PG
>> tribes lived in more or less the same area as their descendants today, so
>> there any PK loanwords into PG would be impossible.
> I would locate proto-Germanic in the barycenter of Proto-URalic,
> KArtvelian, Yenissei, Tibetan and Tocharian.
> I have not stated that LWs from Kartvelian into Proto-Germanic had noNope, I didn't. Your words:
> intermediary go-between languages. This is something you added.
>>> zoGwa >> zGar "sea" > sajwaI don't have explanation. I just like it, somehow.
>> Proto-Kartvelian >> Mod. Georgian [+wrong word] > Proto-Germanic -- the
>> only example worth mentioning
> How do you account for it ?
>>> zGarbi "hedgehog" >> IgelYou don't get sarcasm, do you? For the second time: _zGap'ruli_ means
>> Mod. Georgian >> Mod. German -- zGap'ruli!
> You have created that confusion about zGapruli.
> I mentioned zaG "arrow" as a possible etymology of zGarbi "hedgehog"What language is _zaG_ from?
>>> saxli "house" >> salThis "probably" cames from the ToB where the root is given as *_(s)a-xl_.
>> Mod. Georgian >> unknown language -- did you mean German _Saal_??
>> Besides, Proto-Kartvelian probably didn't have the initial _s_.
> You have not provide *anything* to substantiate your last sentence which
> is just blowing in the wing. not to mention that "probably" looks ugly
> as a refutation.
>> By the way, the ToB's PK reconstruction (*_daq-_ ~ _dqa-_) is obviouslyBwahahahahahahahahah... Loughing out loud, yes, but on my side. I was
>> wrong. Here's my three-minute proper reconstruction:
>> root *_doXa_ 'a neolithic animal with two horns and goatee'
>> PK *_doXa_ > _dXa_ > _tXa_ > Georgian, Mingrelian, Laz _txa_
>> PK *_doXa_ > _doX_ > _daX_ > Svan _daq_
>> This PK root is obviously related to PIE _dhugH2-tér_ 'goat-er'.
> Obviously related.... LOL Bar-counter etymology.
> Stop Zubrowska.Who's Zubrowska and why should we be stopping _her_?
>> I failed to find _zaG_ in Georgian and failed to find it in the ToBI'm really a specialist of crackpots and crackpottery.
>> North Caucasian database. What language is it from?
> Are you really a specialist of KArtvelian and Caucasic ?