Re: [tied] Baluchi

From: S.Kalyanaraman
Message: 18048
Date: 2003-01-25

--- In, Max Dashu <maxdashu@...> wrote:
> >I am interested in this> >because, I think baluch and meluhha are
> So does this mean that the ch in Baluchi is as in "Bach" rather
than "cheese"?

There is a region called 'balkh' (as in Bach).

Meluhha is cognate with mleccha (as in cheese).

Is it possible that baluch was also pronounced *bhalkh ?

In Sanskrit, bhed.aka and in Tamil, mer..aka, both mean, 'goat'.