Re: [tied] celtic

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 26205
Date: 2003-10-02

At 1:10:43 PM on Thursday, October 2, 2003, alex wrote:

> So far I could accidentally gather from the information
> exposed with several occasions here, I retained that in
> Celtic , better said in the "P"-dialects the initial "p"
> was lost.

It was lost in Common Celtic. In the P-Celtic dialects it
was restored from *kW.

> Question:
> -what did happen in the "Q"-dialects of Celtic with the
> initial "q"? Was this lost too as the initial "p" in
> "P"-group or it was retained?

The Q-Celtic dialects are the ones in which *kW did not
become /p/.

Others, especially Chris Gwinn, could give you more details.