Re: *a/*a: ablaut

From: Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
Message: 52894
Date: 2008-02-12

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 21:59:37 -0000, "alexandru_mg3"
<alexandru_mg3@...> wrote:

>If the laryngeal wasn't lost before mediae in Indo-Iranian what are
>your derivations for:
>Skt. is.-t.i 'sacrifice' < PIE *ih2g^-ti (Grk. agnos)
>Skt. yáj-yu 'pious' < PIE *ieh2g^-iu- (Skt. yájati `honour with
>offers and prayer')
>As Beekes said the :
>"The connection [with Grk (h)agios 'holy' and the PIE *ieh2g^-] is
>semantically unobjectionable"

The root is *yag-. I see no reason for a laryngeal here.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal