Re: [tied] mleccha and retroflex consonants

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 16262
Date: 2002-10-15

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002 00:34:07 -0000, "S.Kalyanaraman" <kalyan97@...> wrote:

>What is the possibility that mleccha were the people who worshipped
>moloch as their god of seafarers?

As far as I know, Moloch (with -ch a velar fricative) (< *ma:la:k) is a Semitic
word, from the root m-l-k "king".

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal