> At 2:50:43 PM on Saturday, December 25, 2004, alex wrote:Is the Slavic "-ski" not the same suffix as the Germanic and Rom. one? I am
>> Brian M. Scott wrote:
>>> At 2:16:54 PM on Saturday, December 25, 2004, alex wrote:
>>>> German "-isch", English "-ish", is this suffix going
>>>> back to PGmc. "-eske" or is there an another explanation
>>> PGmc *-iska-, I believe.
>> Hmmm, I doubt about the last vowel. I assume there is an
>> palatal vowel as well.
> No. The suffix is Gothic <-isks>, ON <-iskr>, OSax <-isk>,
> OHG <-isc> (becoming <-isch> in MHG). This is from PGmc
> *-iska-, I believe from PIE *-isko-.