Re: [tied] OE *picga

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 16734
Date: 2002-11-13

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 14:15:32 +0200, "Sergejus Tarasovas"
<S.Tarasovas@...> wrote:

>> From: tgpedersen [mailto:tgpedersen@...]
>> I found an old print-out of Rick McAllister's list of non-IE roots in
>> Germanic, eg.
>> German Pugge, Pogge "frog, toad"
>> Basque puga "toad"
>> Aha! What?
>What if it is an IEism in Basque?

There is no puga "toad" in Azkue's dictionary. *If* it's a Basque
word, it's definitely not native (pre-Basque probably had no *p at
all, and certainly no word-initial *p-).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal