> On 2007-10-16 11:25, alexandru_mg3 wrote:
> > I think that we need to explain the possible timeframe of the
> > Geminated -tt- (for English hat) in realtion with T+T > ss
> > for PGermanic*pp is
> > The basic phenomenon for Proto-Germanic origin of : *kk, *tt and
> > Kluge's Lawtimeframe
> > But I'm not able to put in equation the Germanic T+T > ss
> > in relation with Kluge's Law Timeframebecause
> On Kluge's Law, see
> and the rest of that thread.
> The *-T-t- > -ss- change is difficult to date with any precision
> it doesn't crucially interact with any part of GL or VL. It's partof a
> general "western" tendency that affected Italic and Celtic as well,so
> it may be pretty old, but on the other hand it may have remained aafter it
> productive morphophonological rule in derived environments long
> ceased to be an active phonetic process (as in Latin).Thanks, Piotr.