Miguel Carrasquer Vidal mcv at WXS.NL
Sat Jun 27 16:46:38 UTC 1998

Michael Witzel <witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU> wrote:

>Indeed, there is the Indo-Iranian root *tvarc' as in Avestan
>thwOres`'tar- "creator' = tvaSTar- .

Reminds me of Balto-Slavic *twor-/*twer- (as in Russian <tvorec>
"creator").  C.D. Buck's dictionary says "outside connections
dub[ious]."  I can't check my Pokorny whether he considers it cognate
with or borrowed from (Indo-)Iranian.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
mcv at

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