Re: Ie. *laywos/leh2iwos (was: ka and k^a)

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 40565
Date: 2005-09-24

--- In, "Sergejus Tarasovas"
<s.tarasovas@...> wrote:

> Interestingly, the word [is^laivóti] (glossed 'to have bent') is
cited by Vasmer and
> Pokorny (and presumably by the sources in their references, but not
> Fraenkel), but it hasn't found its way to LKZ^ (or any specilalized
> dialectal dictionary I got to hand).

And rightly so, as it's just occured to me. Obviously, it's a
misenterpreted is^kleivóti 'id.', heard from a speaker of an l-
velarizing dialect, where /lei/ can be realized as [l~&i], with a velar
[k] most likely perceived as a transition from [S] to [l~] (or
something along these lines).