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Re: [tied] Basque onddo

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  • Brian M. Scott
    ... Why not? It s analogous to the middle step of the other sequences, and the first and last steps can t apply.
    Message 1 of 206 , Oct 31, 2012
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      At 6:07:12 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, stlatos wrote:

      > --- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "Brian M. Scott"
      > <bm.brian@...> wrote:

      >> At 8:59:53 PM on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, stlatos wrote:

      >>> --- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, Bhrihskwobhloukstroy
      >>> <bhrihstlobhrouzghdhroy@> wrote:

      >>>> Does the sequence /kt/ > /tʃ/ due to /kt/ > /xt/ > /çt/
      >>>> > /jt/ > /tj/ (suggested by areal dialectology) really
      >>>> imply palatalization of anteconsonantal *velar* /n/?

      >>> The oddity of KC in Romance is easily seen in Rum. kt >
      >>> pt , ks > ps (octo: > opt , coxa > coapsA);

      >> A sequence /kt/ > /xt/ > /φt/ > /pt/ (and similarly for
      >> /ks/ is plausible and not especially odd.

      > Then why Nn > mn ?

      Why not? It's analogous to the middle step of the other
      sequences, and the first and last steps can't apply.
    • oalexandre
      ... From a statistical point of view, *sreu-m- can be found in Balto-Slavic, Albanian, Greek, Celtic and Germanic, while *reuH-m- is only found in Germanic.
      Message 206 of 206 , Jul 3, 2014
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        ---In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, <octavianoaf24@...> wrote :
        >
        From a statistical point of view, *sreu-m- can be found in Balto-Slavic, Albanian, Greek, Celtic and Germanic, while *reuH-m- is only found in Germanic. This would imply the former etymology is preferrable, although the loss of *s- should be still accounted for.
        >
        I meant "a purely statistical" and "seems preferrable".
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