Re: [tied] Lick me (was: the tongue)

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 17267
Date: 2002-12-22

WARNING: Speculation ahead.

How about *h1dn.t-g^Huh2 'eater-caller', a "dvandva"-type compound?


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From: "Glen Gordon" <glengordon01@...>
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Sent: Sunday, December 22, 2002 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Lick me (was: the tongue)

> Piotr:
> >I'm inclined to assume genuine reduplication in Indic and perhaps *hu-zu:
> >< *h1su-g^Huh2 (dissimilated to *hizu:) in Iranian, cf. Vedic su-hu:-
> >'well-invoking'.
> I had never thought of a connection with *gHeux- before and the thought
> titulates my analytical reasoning. Should one presume then that *dngHux
> contains the zero-grade form of *denk- "to bite" or is another verb
> possible? How would a compound such as this make semantic sense?
> "Biting caller"??