[tied] Re: searching for common words for all today's languages

From: tgpedersen
Message: 43364
Date: 2006-02-11

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
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Found the "milk" root:

Laurent Sagart:
The Roots of Old Chinese
p. 129
One probable case of a word in GSR 766 which did not have an initial
cluster is lao4 MC lak "kumiss" ..., from (late) OC *(A)rak, which
probably writes the wanderwort arak "alcoholic beverage"
(A) is syllable type.