Re: [tied] Digest Number 591

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 9415
Date: 2001-09-12

Re:g- for *re:g^- in an Indo-Iranian language? Forget it, it can't be right. I suspect there may be a connection between <re:gesta:n> and  Skt. rah- 'to desert, abandon', but without checking the details I can't say more.
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From: markodegard@...
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Digest Number 591

I assume I am correct in translating it [Registan] (and Rajasthan) as 'king's
place', 'kingly place'.