Re: [tied] Re: Slavic palatalistions: why /c^/, /c/?
- On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 09:38:41 +0000, tgpedersen
>--- In email@example.com, Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@w...> wrote:Because the rules you gave were:
>> On Tue, 01 Nov 2005 13:55:13 +0000, tgpedersen
>> <tgpedersen@h...> wrote:
>> >Here's a version with even fewer rules:
>> But they're all wrong.
>PIE > pp-PSObviously wrong. *ai gives /ê/, not /e/, and only after the
>*ai, *oi > *e
>pp-PS > p-PSWrong as I explained (*ji would have given /i/, not /I/, in
>*V(:) > *jV(:), /V front
>p-PS > PSWrong, since PIE *k and *kW before vowels merged already in
>*k > *c
>*kW > *k
>*cj > *c^
PBS, giving Slavic /k/ before back vowels, /c^/ before front
vowels (and later /c/ before secondary /ê/ from *ai, as well
as after *i(:(N))).
Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
> I've only ever used <choo> when reading aloud toThen your speech here has been intentionally affected
> small kids.
for dramatic effect. In normal speech, I don't
make that distinction but maybe it's because I don't
like kids too much. Too many germs :)
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