Re: Sorok

From: tgpedersen
Message: 18304
Date: 2003-01-30

--- In, Piotr Gasiorowski
<piotr.gasiorowski@...> wrote:
> At last! I've managed to locate a three-year-old discussion of
<sorok>. For what it's worth, here are the links:
> ... and the rest of that thread.
> I'll check <sorok> up in Comrie's article anyway, since I don't
remember his specific objections to the "tessarakonta" etymology.
> Piotr

If one really wanted to stir up things, one might argue that this
proves Slavic-Turkic contacts before satemisation (but one then would
have explain the second -k-). Chuvash is probably the language to
look for as the descendant of Hunnic, it deviates much from the rest
of Turkic (but now I've returned the dictionary; better look at it