Re: [tied] Bader's article on *-os(y)o

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 32685
Date: 2004-05-18

On Tue, 18 May 2004 02:01:19 +0200, Miguel Carrasquer
<mcv@...> wrote:

>On Mon, 17 May 2004 23:07:30 +0000, Rob
><magwich78@...> wrote:

>>Why would *-o-es > *-o::s and not *-o:s?
>For the same reason that in the *o-ei yields *-o::i,
>and not *oi.

Sorry, I had read: Why would *-o-es > *-o::s and not *-os?

The contraction products generally have circumflex accent in
Greek and Baltic, are raised in Slavic, and sometimes count
as two syllables in Indo-Iranian verse. See the discussion
some weeks ago.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal