Re: [tied] PIE rdical for "thorn"?

From: guto rhys
Message: 14178
Date: 2002-07-31

Welsh has 'drain/draenen', Cornish, Breton and Irsh have related forms (I remember drinking in a pub in Spiddle (Eire) called An Dhraenen (something similar-my apologies to all) Dhu. Which would fit in to the t-/d- pattern.

 alexmoeller@... wrote:

we dont have a PIE radical in Pokorny's dictionary or in another
Can we suppose the form *tern for this radical?
We have in german "dorn" in english "thorn" and in romanian "ta:rn" for
What does speak against it?

Best regards

a. moeller

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