Re: [tied] Re: Patronymics; -sen, -ez / GISIL

From: Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
Message: 9227
Date: 2001-09-09

On Sat, 8 Sep 2001 16:48:23 +0200, "Piotr Gasiorowski"
<gpiotr@...> wrote:

>It is supposed to be a loan from Celtic *geis(t)lo- or *ge:s(t)lo- 'hostage'
>(Irish giall, Welsh gwystl, etc.). I don't know what external connections can be
>proposed. The only (vague) proposal I can think of at the moment is *g^Hes- 'seize'
>(cf. *g^He(:)s-r 'hand').

According to Pokorny: *gheidh-tlo-.