Re: [tied] Re: OE *picga

From: CeiSerith@...
Message: 16547
Date: 2002-10-29

In a message dated 10/28/2002 10:04:36 PM Eastern Standard Time, jodan99@... writes:

2) I remember to have read  in some book that *pork^os < *perk^- "to dig"

   That's roughly what the Encylopedia of Indo-European Culture  says:  "From *perk^- 'dig/root up the earth,' i.e., *por'k^os would be an agent noun, i.e., 'one who roots.'"

David Fickett-Wilbar