Re: dinte=dentis

From: tgpedersen
Message: 15168
Date: 2002-09-06

--- In cybalist@..., Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Sep 2002 23:38:30 +0200, alexmoeller@... wrote:
The Slavic word zo~bU (dim. zo~bIcI) is from PIE *g^ombh-
> (> English comb, German Kamm), which means "tooth" in Slavic,
Tocharian <kam>
> and Albanian <dhëmb>.
> =======================
> Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
> mcv@...

The real purpose of the first combs was to comb for lice. Look at a
fish jaw bone with teeth after you ate the fish: same shape, could
possibly be used. Maybe that's the connection?