Re: The pronunciation of post-velars (was Re: [tied] *kW- "?")

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 40276
Date: 2005-09-21

On Wed, 21 Sep 2005 19:41:12 +0000, tgpedersen
<tgpedersen@...> wrote:

>How come so many PIE *ka-, *k^a- survive in Bangani?

Because, controversy aside, that's the only characteristic
of "pre-Bangani" identified to date: its centum reflexes of

It's like asking, if Scandinavian languages had died out,
and nothing was known of them except for traces left in
English, why so many Scandinavian words start with sk-.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal