Re: [tied] Re: Why is PIE more centum than satem?

From: george knysh
Message: 12335
Date: 2002-02-12

--- michael_donne <michael_donne@...> wrote:
> In the transition from PIE *k > satem 's' was there
> any role of the
> Sanskrit 'ks'/Persian 'x' since it seems to combine
> both sounds?

*****GK: A tack on query. An Olbian inscription of ca.
200 BC mentions one "Saitafarn" ruler of the "Saii" as
THE monarch to whom tribute is due from the city. Did
a leading "K" by any chance drop off from both

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