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On Tue, 28 Aug 2001 14:36:34 +0100, Dan Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Jeff Jones wrote:
>
>> I see; it was the {gratia} that confused me, since that looks like Latin
>> {gra:tia}. Is *bar-dos the preform for bard? If so, AHD2 has *[log in to unmask]
>> It seems that your PIE *gher is Watkins' *gwer@1, both meaning praise. So
>> much for the comparative method (unless of course you're using an
>> alternate history PIE)!
>
>Damn the outdated Pokorny and his evil minions!! My source for the
>protoform of *bardos is *ghr-dho, which I used for the Aredos herzo:s
>"poet", now to be changed to uerdos, from *[log in to unmask] Arse.
>
>Dan

Sorry about that! I didn't mean to cause major problems. Of course, AHD2 is
not necessarily the latest and greatest either!

Jeff