[tied] Re: OE *picga

From: tgpedersen
Message: 16519
Date: 2002-10-25

> I can see *frocca > dialect 'frock' (cited in Falk & Torp, who
> propose a different derivation), but do you have examples of the
> mangled onset being more marked? The other forms still seem to
> a <-cga> suffix, unless one can derive 'wicga' from something like
> <wagian> = 'totter', 'sway' (>? 'wag') or an unattested ancestor
> of 'wiggle'.
> Richard.

Given Da. 'ørentvist', dial 'øretvinde', is 'wicga' = wick? (twining
again), PIE *veg- "weave" (plus Germ. gemination)