Re: Latin _ursus_
- --- In email@example.com, "Tavi" wrote:
> AFAIK, only a "satem" language would develop a sibilant from a formerThe change of affricate to fricative is very common. The change ts > ss > s occurs in Latin, most noticeably in a 3rd declension nominative singular, but also in the occasionally sigmatic perfect.
> affricate, about whose origin our respective positions differ.