Re: [tied] Semitoid, PIE, Tyrrhenian, etc.

From: MCLSSAA2@...
Message: 7291
Date: 2001-05-09

Someone wrote:-
> Usually, people don't view the IE population as makers of wine and
> yet we have *woinos... so... someone had to have made that wine!
> It wasn't the Semitic afaik.

The Hebrew word for "wine" is "yayin". Perhaps it was Semitic or
Semitoid people spread the grapevine and how to make wine.