Re: [tied] Wagon words

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 9243
Date: 2001-09-09

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From: markodegard@...
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Subject: [tied] Re: Did IE languages spread before farming?

> There is also the roto- word.

*roth2-o- is the usual reconstruction.

> There is also a word for 'nave', another wagon-part.
It's basically the same as the "navel" word -- an anatomical metaphor.

> I am unfamiliar for the 'go/convey in a vehicle' word.

I suppose what's meant here is good old *weg^He- (Skt. vaha-) and its derivatives like *wog^Heye-, etc.