Re: [tied] Avestan Lake Vourukas^a

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 18225
Date: 2003-01-28

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From: "João Simões Lopes Filho" <jodan99@...>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 12:01 AM
Subject: [tied] Avestan Lake Vourukas^a

> What's the meaning of Vourukas^a, the Primordial Lake in Avestan Cosmogony.

At face value, it appears to be "Lake Broadshoulder/Broadside" (vouru- < *varu- 'broad, wide' + kas^a- 'shoulder' cf. Skt. kaks.a- < *kok^so-).