Re: plough

From: S.Kalyanaraman
Message: 9065
Date: 2001-09-05

--- In cybalist@..., "Sergejus Tarasovas" <S.Tarasovas@...> wrote:>
This can well be argued. Slavic *plugU has a pretty good Slavic
> etymology: <*plou-g- <*pleu- 'to swim', and seem (in contrast to
> *soxa 'a primitive dragged plough with no blade made of a bough')
to > express an impression a wheeled plough made on the Slavs (cf.
also > <plaumorati> (< 'swimming wheels'), a Latinized rendering of a
> Pannonian name of a plough).

plava = swimming, floating (Sa_n:khGrS); sloping towards, inclined
(Skt.lex.) Also, a float, raft, small ship (R.gveda)