The palatal sham :) (Re: [tied] Re: Albanian (1))

From: elmeras2000
Message: 30908
Date: 2004-02-09

--- In, Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@...> wrote:

> >The old adjectival function would also
> >explain why all forms made with this /o/ are thematic.
> If the length in Grk. o:kus can be explained by the same procedure
> => *o-h2k^-u/r- > o:k^-u/r-), then not _all_.

I am certainly open to new information about the prefixed/infixed
(-)o-. As for o:kús 'fast', I am not sure it is related to
ákros 'sharp', but I wouldn't like to exclude it either. I have
taken pains to keep away from enigmatic material in establishing the
basis of the phenomenon.