View Single Post
Old 02-18-2009, 03:50 PM   #91
makedonin
Senior Member
 
makedonin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 1,668
makedonin is on a distinguished road
Default

Here is some more:

Quote:
Proto-IE: *bhabh-

Meaning: bean

Slavic: *bobъ

Germanic: *bau-nō(n-) f. < *bab-n-ō

Latin: faba f. `Bohne'

Other Italic: Falisc haba 'Bohne'

Russ. meaning: растение (боб)

References: WP II 131

http://starling.rinet.ru/cgi-bin/res...piet&first=241
Interesting reference: A GRAMMAR OF MODERN INDO-EUROPEAN
__________________
To enquire after the impression behind an idea is the way to remove disputes concerning nature and reality.

Last edited by makedonin; 02-18-2009 at 03:59 PM.
makedonin is offline   Reply With Quote