Re: [tied] Sarasvati River

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 7430
Date: 2001-05-30

Perhaps connected with Old Indic raMh-, rah-a- 'run, hasten' (raMhas- 'speed' etc.)?
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From: Alexander Stolbov
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 10:45 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Sarasvati River

The late Iranian name for Volga is Rah, or Ranha. Can it be a residue of Harahvaiti? Is this possible from the linguistic point of view?