Re: [tied] Re: 'Dog' revisited

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 27741
Date: 2003-11-27

On Thu, 27 Nov 2003 18:05:15 +0000, Glen Gordon <glengordon01@...>

>I'm still thinking about the supposed accent on *u in the variant
>*kúwo:n. Yet with *dúwo:-, it becomes a little more suspect as
>evidence for Piotr's case. Is it possible that this is just a rule
>affecting nouns starting in Cw- where C is any stop?

As long as they are monosyllabic. *dwo: and *duwo: are called "Lindeman
variants". I'm not sure if the phenomenon is known as "Lindeman's Law",
but, in any case, you have rediscovered it.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal