From: Piotr Gasiorowski
> Correct me if I am wrong - which I often am.Not quite. There seems to be a common tendency in Italic and Celtic to
> The initial consonant of PIE *penkWe was analogically remodelled on the
> preceeding numeral *kWetWor (??) in early Celtic. Giving thus *KwenkWe,
> latter *kW- > p- in P-Celtic. Attested by Welsh 'pump', rather thatn **ump.
> An identical process happened in Proto-Germanic but it was the formThis is disputable. Miguel has a whole theory about rounded labials (*pW
> for the numeral 'four' that was remodelled on the following numeral,
> thus *kW- > f- (Goth. fidwor).
> Is this the same logic used for the apparent initial p- in the word forVery common, although it may not have happened in these two cases. In
> 4 in some Italic dialects?
> How common is analogical remodelling in numerals??