Re: [tied] Basileus

From: petegray
Message: 7557
Date: 2001-06-11

You may be right about venio, Piotr.
In any case, you were attempting to establish the first element of basileus
as basi- < *gwm-ti-. What's wrong with the Greek word "basis"? The usual
meaning is "step" but it is also found in compounds with a more basic
meaning of "going", eg anabasis etc.