Re: [tied] Re: Yellow as an PIE word

From: alex_lycos
Message: 18082
Date: 2003-01-25

Miguel Carrasquer wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jan 2003 14:35:34 -0000, "tolgs001 <gs001ns@...>" >
>> How about Romance _verde_?
> Lat. viridis, from vireo "to be green", root *wis-/*weis- "to grow"
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> Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
> mcv@...

Should it be the only one? What about *verdh wachsen, steigen; hoch' ?
In this case we will have the root "verd" already in PIE and no need of
Latin for explaining romance "verde" trough elidation of "i" from Latin