Re: [tied] IE numbers

From: Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
Message: 10207
Date: 2001-10-14

On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 00:57:01 -0000, liberty@... wrote:

>--- In cybalist@..., Miguel Carrasquer Vidal <mcv@...> wrote:
>> That is my theory (there are also the cases where in Germanic we
>> find *b for reconstructed *ghw, such as G. "bitten" < *ghwedh-).
>> There are also cases in other branches where we find unexpected
>> /p/ (e.g. Lat. <lupus> "wolf" or Arm. <leard> (*leprt) "liver").
>Is Vedic áp- "water" one of these and so a cognate of Latin aqua?

Well, we have Germanic *axwa, so this word doesn't seem to be in the
same category.