Re: [tied] Ancient Greek name for Volga River

From: Sean Whalen
Message: 48038
Date: 2007-03-22

--- Sergejus Tarasovas <S.Tarasovas@...> wrote:

> It's usually connected to the Balto-Slavic root
> *val?g-/*vil?g- (? for
> the acute tone) 'moisture' < *w(o)lg-.

Why should anything else be needed? *weLgW+ >
*woLWgW+ must be related to *wegW+ > > *o:gW+ which
lengthens the V.

In both Baltic and Slavic a

V/C+tone lengthens before (G/R) $ stop+voice-aspir


V/C-tone lengthens before (G/R) stop+voice-aspir $

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