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

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 18083
Date: 2003-01-25

As an afterthought: cf. the River Wiske in Yorkshire.


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From: "Piotr Gasiorowski" <piotr.gasiorowski@...>
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Subject: Re: [tied] Re: Yellow as an PIE word

> How about connecting them (or at least some of them) with German Wiese 'meadow' and OE wi:sc (*weiska-) 'piece of meadow in the bend of a river' instead? From the purely topographical point of view a Germanic *weisk-(V)lo: would make more sense as the etymology of Vistula/Viscla.