Re: [tied] Re: IE thematic presents and the origin of their themati

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 40224
Date: 2005-09-21

Miguel Carrasquer wrote:

> So we would expect *prasac', *praszeN, *prasze, instead of
> praszac', praszam, prasza. Is this a Polish innovation?

We would in fact expect *praszajeN, etc. (-je- presents), and this is in
fact what we still find in the oldest Polish texts (cf. Russ. -aju). -am
instead of -ajeN is indeed a Polish innovation.