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Re: Gothic 'jah' & 'auk'

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  • llama_nom
    Here s a very interesting article about Gothic enclitics, including - uh, and their Indo-European background: Indo-European ...
    Message 1 of 9 , Jul 1, 2004
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      Here's a very interesting article about Gothic enclitics, including -
      uh, and their Indo-European background: "Indo-European
      > Syntactic Rules & Gothic Morphology", by Vyacheslav V Ivanov.

      http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/pies/pdfs/IESV/1/VVI_Gothic_syntax.pdf

      Llama Nom


      --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "Francisc Czobor" <fericzobor@y...>
      wrote:
      > --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "llama_nom" <penterakt@f...>
      wrote:
      > > ...
      > > Regarding Gothic JAH, Koebler suggests it is a combination of JA
      + -
      > > UH, the latter being an enclitic particle attached to the end of
      a
      > > word to mean "and", like Lat. -que, with which I think it is
      > cognate:
      > > ...
      >
      > The Gothic enclitic particle -(u)h "and" is cognate with enclitic
      > particles in other Indo-European languages with the same
      > significance, for instance: Lat. -que, Greek -te, Sanskrit -ca.
      > The reconstructed Proto-IE form is *-qwe.
      >
      > Francisc
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