... Instead of , actually (before a front vowel). The delabialisation of *kW after *u/w in a fixed compound (as in boukolosMessage 1 of 143 , Dec 3 1:55 AMView SourceOn 2008-12-03 10:30, Arnaud Fournet wrote:
> ne oukwi can become n- ouki ?Instead of <ti>, actually (before a front vowel). The delabialisation of
> kwi > ki instead of pi ?
*kW after *u/w in a fixed compound (as in boukolos < *gWou-kWolh1o-) is
> (h)aud is "not"No, it's always there. The word is consistently <haud, haut> (very
> I thought the h was just a graphic adornment.
occasionally <hau> before a consonant in early Latin), not *<(h)aud>.
Whatever its etymology, it's clear that both here and in the case of Gk.
<ouk(í)> the "true" negator was deleted and the surviving element is an
original emphatic particle (like French <pas> or English <not>).
... From: tgpedersen To: Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2009 3:06 PM Subject: [tied] Re: Vacillate ...Message 143 of 143 , Feb 14, 2009View Source
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> --- In email@example.com, "Arnaud Fournet" <fournet.arnaud@...>
>> > cf. Germ. wackeln "totter", Eng. waggle.
>> > The standard approach is to see the Lat. word as inherited, but
>> > given the late attestation, could it be a Germanic loan (with 2LV
>> > to boot)? Gladiator talk become fashionable? Or something picked
>> > up from the slaves?
>> I just noted Fr. bancal "bandy-legged, wobbly". 'Venetic' *w- > b-.
>> Interesting. Cf. Germ. wankeln = wackeln.
>> A derivative of banc "bench"
>> because they are seldom stable.
> Not very convincing.
> Can you cite an authority on that or did you just make it up?