Re: [tied] Re: Pretonic laryngeals in roots

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 47892
Date: 2007-03-16

On 2007-03-16 00:54, tgpedersen wrote:

>> Then if Olsen is right (as I think she is) about the "preaspirating"
>> effect of *h2 and *h1, they belong to the same natural class
>> (presumably of fricatives, since *h2 was quite clearly a fricative).
> Examples?

*-tl/rom, *-tl/rah2 > *-tHl/rom, *-tHl/rah2 after consonantal *h2 and
*h1, e.g. *páh2-tHlom > Lat. pa:bulum, *sjuh1-tHláh2 > Lat. su:bula, but
*póh3-tlom > Lat. po:culum. Then Lat. -idus < *-etHo- < *-e-h1- + -to-,
Gk. ple^:tHos, ple:tHú:s, lat. ple:bs < *pleh1-tH(u/w)-. Then cases like
Skt. ti:rtHa- 'passage', Lith. ti`ltas 'bridge' < *tl.h2-tHo-.