chariots (was: AIT, NEW genetic evidence)

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Tue Mar 7 20:17:07 UTC 2000

>     I find it intriguing that Tamil has the following words:
>     uruL meaning roll,
>     uruNdai meaning round or spherical
>     uruTTu = rotate or roll
>     Are Tamil words related to Latin rota ? How come Tamil rule of
>     the retroflex consonants  L,N,T seems to be related to
>     the words roll-round-rotate ? Is it a coincidence ?
>     Has someone studies such connections (apparent or real) ?

 Intriguing also is Tamil shares the words for nail, axle, etc.,
Do they all go to Southwest Asia where wheeled transport was invented?


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