Re: [tied] Re: Caland [was -m (-n)?]

From: Jens Elmegaard Rasmussen
Message: 27725
Date: 2003-11-27

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Miguel Carrasquer wrote:

> Alas.  I don't think the thematic vowel has anything to do with "Caland".

I think it has to do with little else. All the classical cases of
i-alternation are with thematic adjectives. The thematic vowel itself
alternates e/o ~ u ~ i. The Caland business alternates *-re/o- ~ -u- ~
-i-. Is this unrelated?