Re: PIE comparative

From: tgpedersen
Message: 43073
Date: 2006-01-23

> Estonian istuda, to sit, asuda, to live (in location), asendada, to
> position, all go back to Uralic *ase, to become positioned/to
> position. We could perhaps speculate (as above) and compare PIE
> *h1es- be (situated). This is starting to look like a topic for
> Nostratic-L.

Before I'm kicked over there, I hastily add: Arabic satuN,
istuN "nates" (Møller), plus more that means "seat" etc.