Re: Are hares grey? [was: ka and k^a [was: [tied] *kW- "?"]]

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 40849
Date: 2005-09-29

Piotr Gasiorowski wrote:

> Note that *s^e^rU (as in Pol. szary) is geographically restricted in
> Slavic and may well be nothing else that Gmc. *xaira-. The rest of
> Slavic has *se^rU, which is a regular reflex of *k^oiro- ...

Sorry, a blunder on my part. Of course it's all consistent with *s' from
the second palatalisation (and also with the word being a loan in the
first place!).