Re: [tied] Re: Gmc. *bru:diz

From: João Simões Lopes Filho
Message: 16405
Date: 2002-10-18

In Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology:
BRAIN - OE braegen < *Germ braGnam, related to Greek brekhmos, bregmos

----- Original Message -----
From: Piotr Gasiorowski <piotr.gasiorowski@...>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 18, 2002 4:44 AM
Subject: [tied] Re: Gmc. *bru:diz

--- In cybalist@..., João Simões Lopes Filho <jodan99@...> wrote:
> And brain < *mregh-n-

This would have become PGmc. *brecc-. You'd need something like
*mrogH-ono- to get PGmc. *bragVna-. Pokorny isn't very specific about
the form underlying the Germanic words.


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