From: Patrick Ryan
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From: "Piotr Gasiorowski" <gpiotr@...>
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Latin -idus as from dH- too
> On 2008-03-15 21:20, fournet.arnaud wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Piotr Gasiorowski
> > What other reasonable etymologies have you got for unaspirated vs.
> > aspirated stops in the instrumental suffix, for example?
> > Piotr
> > ===========================
> > What do you mean, Piotr ?
> > Arnaud
> > ================
> The alternation traditionally reconstructed as *-tr/lo- ~ *dHr/lo- (Lat.
> -trum/-tra/-culum/-cula ~ -brum/-bra/-bulum/-bula, Gk. -t- vs. -tH-).
> Olsen shows that in Latin the latter variant occurs regularly after
> roots with final *h2 and *h1 (but not *h3).