Re[2]: [tied] Re: Renfrew's theory renamed as Vasco-Caucasian

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 49992
Date: 2007-09-20

At 4:06:52 PM on Wednesday, September 19, 2007, Rick
McCallister wrote:

> I'd look at the IE root of Latin verres (vel. sim.)
> for these. Basque urde seems to be from Latin.

According to Larry Trask it's an indigenous Basque word; see
in the section 'Lexicon'. (And I wouldn't trust *anything*
from John Bengtson.)