Re: [tied] Seeking Information Please

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 14889
Date: 2002-09-01

>Last time I checked, the jury was still out on whether Old Indo-Aryan
><brahman-> and Latin <flamen> were related or just similar-looking. If
>cognate, they would have to be reconstructed as something like
>*bHlag^H-men- (thus in Pokorny's dictionary), the root *bHlag^H- being
>otherwise unknown
>and so conveniently obscure that you may attribute any meaning to it.

Wait, I forget... where does the word "black" come from?

- gLeN

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