Re: Latin -idus as from dH- too

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 55254
Date: 2008-03-15

On 2008-03-15 21:46, fournet.arnaud wrote:

> Does it mean that in LAtin
> when the root skeleton ends
> - with H then the suffix is -dh-
> - with C other than H
> the suffix is -t- ?

Olsen's claim is that when the root ends in non-syllabic *h1/2, the
suffix is *-tHr/lom > Italic *-þr/lom > *-ðr/lom > -brum/-bulum.
Otherwise it's *-tr/lom > -trum/-culum.