Re: [tied] Re: Pliny's "Guthalus- "Richard Wordingham"

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 16113
Date: 2002-10-09

On Wed, 09 Oct 2002 14:48:29 -0000, "danjmi" <dmilt1896@...> wrote:

> Relevant to the other ongoing thread, I'm almost sure I have a
>book that, as a warning against false cognates, states that the
>word for "dog" in some Australian language is "dog" and then
>proceeds to show this is a regular reflex of something that looks
>entirely different in *Proto-something. I know I've read it; I've
>been looking but can't find it. Frustrating!
>Dan Milton

The language is Mbabaram (extinct) and the proto-Something is *gudaga.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal