Re: [tied] Scythian tribal names: Paralatai
From: george knysh
--- Piotr Gasiorowski <gpiotr@...
> To take the bull by the horns -- I'd like to suggest
> an etymology of "Paralatai". /.../ If we detach the
> <-ta->, what remains is <parala-> < *pararya-
[And in an immediately following post PG wrote:]
Ossetic has regular liquid dissimilation (if there are
two /r/'s in the same word, the first of them changes
*****GK: Would this mean that in an "Ossetic-type"
Iranian language the original assumed *pararya might
develop into "palarya"? I ask because of implications
in another context, which I will get to if the answer
is affirmative and forget if it is not.*****
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