Re: [tied] All of creation in Six and Seven

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 27709
Date: 2003-11-27

On Thu, 27 Nov 2003 12:50:37 +0100 (MET), Harald Hammarstrom
<haha2581@...> wrote:

>Some more details: The numeral is frequently written as 7-an which could
>point to a form PAnatolian *siptan- which could however not to back
>to PIE *septm. (because PIE *-m. securely gives Hitt. -un so /s^ipta-/
>could not be direct descendant either).

Perhaps *septm. became *septn. (as in Gothic sibun, or Lith. septynì). The
regular outcome of *septn.' is *s^iptán.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal