From: Richard Wordingham
> --- In cybalist@..., Piotr Gasiorowski <piotr.gasiorowski@...>roots
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: tgpedersen
> > To: cybalist@...
> > Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 1:05 PM
> > Subject: [tied] Re: OE *picga
> > > Considering that Manansal's/my list contains less than 100
> of coincidence, isn't it surprising how much mileage I can get outof
> it? Every time a central idea in IE comes up I can find a match forPiotr's Malagasy-Russian correspondences certainly beat my Bagirmi-
> it on the list? Unless one wants to consider the alternative: there
> was contact?
> > Finding root equations is easy. I've just perused a list of about
> 100 Malgasy words and found several intriguing matches between
> Malagasy and Russian. Here are the most suggestive ones:
> > Mal. vorona 'bird' : Russ. vorona 'crow'
> > Mal. volo 'hair', Russ volos 'hair'
> > Mal. riaka 'current', Russ. r'eka 'river'
> > Mal. zato 'hundred', Russ. sto 'hundred'
> > Mal. fasika 'sand' : Russ. p'esok 'sand'
> > Mal. feno 'full' : Russ. polno 'full'
> > Mal. eto 'here' : Russ. eto 'this'
> > Piotr
> Fun, isn't it? Now try it with Navaho.