Re: [tied] Wine

From: Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
Message: 4747
Date: 2000-11-15

On Tue, 14 Nov 2000 00:18:52 -0200, João Simões Lopes Filho
<jodan99@...> wrote:

>About the Greek alternance p-/pt-, unless in some case I think that it can
>be explained as < *tp-
>For example: ptelea "elm" cf. Slavic topoli < *tpel- and *topol- (maybe
>Latin populus < *topolos or *po-tpolos
>polemos "war" / ptolem- "warrior" can be the same case, but I don't know

Surely *pVt- or *tVp- > (zero grade) *pt- is another possibilty to
explain some of these forms. I haven't really followed up on my idea
of Grk. pt- < *py- yet, so I have no evidence to offer. Maybe there
is none.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal