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

From: altamix
Message: 30958
Date: 2004-02-11

Abdullah Konushevci wrote:
>> That's quite a challenge. Within my understanding of IE phonology,
>> Lat. avis seems to represent IE *H3áw-i-s with basic /a/
>> and "laryngeal three". However, for the following argument, the /a/
>> and the index on the laryngeal do not matter. A derivative from that
>> source with the "funny o" should have this element prefixed, thus
>> forming *o-H3w-i-ó-m 'something from a bird'.
>> Jens
> ************
> Albanian counterpart <vida> 'pigeon', probably from *H3aw-i-d-ah2
> (Delamarre, VIE, pp.139, *vido) is the aphetic form or here we have
> not to deal with basic /a/? <ve> 'egg', much oldest form <voe>, seems
> to be regular from *o:wyo, like <vesh> form *o:us.
> Konushevci

in Rom. maybe the birds:
-"auSel" (Regulus Regulus)
-"auSel" (Aegithalus pendulinus)
DEX derives it from "auS"= "old man" + Suffix "el" word of Latin origin.