Re: [tied] What the Beaver Teaches Us about IE...

From: sergejus_tarasovas
Message: 15274
Date: 2002-09-08

--- In cybalist@..., Piotr Gasiorowski <piotr.gasiorowski@...>
> Slavic *bobrU, *bebrU, (only South Slavic) *bIbrU 'beaver'
> Lith. babras, bebras, OPr. bebrus 'beaver'

It seemes Old Prussian had also *bibrus as we can conclude from
onomastics (_Bybir_,_Biber_,_Biver_,_Bibra_), wich makes the South
Slavic *bIbrU not so isolated on the Balto-Slavic background.