From: tgpedersen
Message: 16806
Date: 2002-11-20

> Lith. has <s^la~pias>, <dré:gnas> and <z^liu`ginas> (more or less
> synonimic). I can't think of a word which would mean 'wet' or so
> at the same time looked like <ravas>. Lith. <ra~vas> 'ditch' is
> usually explained as a borrowing from Polish.
> Sergei

Is that "wet"-word from *dHr-g-(n-)? If so, might it be cognate with
the Germanic 'drink'-words (which must originally have meant "get
soaked", cf drench, drown), which I read was one of the 30% non-IE
words in Germanic?