Re: Pseudo-cognates

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 15543
Date: 2002-09-17

--- In cybalist@..., "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:

> I've used this one before
> Proto-Oceanic
> waga large sailing canoe; outrigger canoe (generic)
> IE
> *wegH- -> wain; road; move etc
> which would have to include an unpleasantly large semantic shift;
> I just discovered that the root occurs in 'wind' too...

Not English <wind>, which < *h2weh1-nt-o-, but it's true that then
verb *weg^H-e- could be used of winds, water currents, etc.