Re: Gothic 'jah' & 'auk'
- 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
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Francisc Czobor" <fericzobor@y...>
> --- In email@example.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 ofa
> > word to mean "and", like Lat. -que, with which I think it is
> > ...
> 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.