Re: [tied] Re: Religion

From: Dennis King
Message: 3933
Date: 2000-09-20


> But Welsh Pybyr must come from a form *Kwekw- and not *Kekw- (unless you
> just made a typo) because *Kekw- would lead to a Celtic *Cep-/*Cip (and Old
> Welsh *Ceb/*Cib). Pokorny has Pybyr coming from a redupl. form of *Kuer-
> "shape/make" (thus, *Kwe-Kwer-o).

Vendryes agrees about *kwekw- as the immediate precursor, and accounts
for the first kw as being "issu par assimilation de *kekwro-".

Beir bua,