From: Miguel Carrasquer
>Observation: considering the examples from Romance brought by MiguelThere is no "accidental" a-.
>where apprently there is an accidental "a", in Rom.
>this is a generalYes, as inherited from Vulgar Latin:
>aspect. All the demonstrativa and locative adverbs have "a".
>Completing this presentation with the fact in Italy the forms with "a"The loss of the initial vowel in the demonstrative is
>are as well as not present, that in Dalmatian they not present either,
>one can _safe_ conclude, the evidence speaks for a inherited form of
>composita in Rom and the sporadic presence in Vest Romance should be to
>explain due local factors which are hardly to connect with the Rom. and