Re: Italic root *ored(h)- and ready

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 39216
Date: 2005-07-13

--- In, "elmeras2000" <jer@...> wrote:

> There is also a Lith. adj.
> raidùs 'easy'

Is there? LKZ^ gives:

1. 'clear, distinct, noticeable, striking one's eye (of a cloth
pattern, arrangement, rainbow, handwriting, vision), handsome (of a
man), expressive (of speech)'
2. 'straight, stand-up, not entangled, not clotted, smooth (of stems,
culms, wool)'; *hence* 'convenient, suitable (to reap, dig) (of rye,
fodder grass, hay, potatoes)', 'convenient (in general) (eg, of a
3. 'not clotted, not cloggy, not lumpy (eg. of porrige made of course-
ground flour)'