Talk:wheel

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Cagnates and Proto form[edit]

Ugh. I hate so say this, but I think I agree with Drago's edits. That is, we don't list cognates that way, do we? Another point being the Proto stuff (that I object to frequently.) I'm not sure the last change made here was quite correct. --Connel MacKenzie T C 14:15, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

I don't know how we list cognates, but this was an outright deletion, not a formatting issue. The undecided policy aside, warring between the addition and deletion of content is not the way to resolve it. On the other hand I don't acutally know Drago's reasoning either. The fact that these edits were uncommented weighs in more than anything. Davilla 15:17, 5 June 2006 (UTC)
That much, I can certainly agree with. --Connel MacKenzie T C 15:21, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

Following copied from User talk:Drago. --Davilla 16:35, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

My reasons were: (1) As a general rule, Greek and Sanskrit should not be in Latin script.
(2) Chuvash is a Turkic language: explanation is missing why would a Turkic language use
an Indo-European word for 'sun'. (Wheel > Sun relationship semantically also questionable.).
Linguistically the only way is through Tocharian, but no indication was made here. So
Chuvash - as it is now - should IMHO be deleted as pure speculation. Drago


"Eagle" wheel[edit]

Doesn't wheel also refer to when an object, such as an eagle, aeronautically spins or turns around? "The eagle wheeled high above the lonely forest". Or when someone turns? "Fred wheeled around to look at me". Neither of these definitions are here. Should I add them? --71.126.138.130 00:42, 7 August 2006 (UTC)

Yes, please add those senses. --Connel MacKenzie 00:52, 7 August 2006 (UTC)

German cognate[edit]

Does anyone know a German cognate of "wheel"? I mean "wheel" is sure not the only word where I can't find a German cognate. But other words at least have a cognate in Old or Middle High German or dialects which are spoken until today. Furthermore it is interesting that this word survived in Dutch (Wiel), but it seems that it didn't survive in other German dialects. How would the form look in German? "Wehl"? --User:Teutschvölkischer, 10:25, 29. Heuert/Juli 2011 (MEZ)