71576Re: [tied] Why there is t- in German tausend "thousand"?
- Nov 13, 2013On 2013-11-13 05:18, dgkilday57@... wrote:
> [DGK:]Neither does it account for Baltic and Slavic t- in the numeral
> Nice try, but your rather atomistic explanation fails to account for
> Gothic _þu:sundi_, Old Saxon _thûsundig_, Old Frisian _thûsend_, and
> Old English _þúsend_, all of which point unequivocally to Germanic
> *þ-, Indo-European *t-.
'thousand' (OCS tysęšti, Lith. tú:kstantis, etc., as if from <
*tuHs(o)ntjo-, in perfect agreement with the Germanic forms cited above).
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