Re: [tied] Seeking Information Please

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 14989
Date: 2002-09-03

On Tue, 03 Sep 2002 02:28:36 +0000, "Glen Gordon" <glengordon01@...>

>>Actually, given Indo-Iranian *dhaugh- "to milk", it makes more sense to
>>analyze the "daughter" word as *dhugh-h2ter-, [...]
>Well, I dunno. Do people tend to milk their daughters where you come from?

Daughters tend to milk their mothers. Cf. Grk. koura, We. hogen, Slav. de^va,
Lat. fi:lia, Latv de:ls, all from roots meaning "suck, nourish, milk".

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal