Re: OE *picga

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 16521
Date: 2002-10-25

--- In cybalist@..., "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> --- In cybalist@..., "Richard Wordingham"
> wrote:
>> --- In cybalist@..., "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
>>> Da. galt "hog" cf Sanskr hud.u- "ram"; PIE g'Holdu-

>> Danish galt comes from Pokorny root g^Hel no. 2 'cut'. I'd never
come across PIE /l.d/ > Skr /ud./ before

> Falk & Torp says (re gilt "gelded sow" etc): The meaning "gelded
sow" is secondary and due to influence from High German
gelzen "castrate".
> The Sanskrit word they derive from g'Hel- "scream".

Why not to influence from Old Norse gelda 'geld'?