Re: Finnish KASKI

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 56164
Date: 2008-03-29

--- In, "Patrick Ryan" <proto-language@...>

> You cut off my question. Did you not want to answer it?
> I will repeat it: is PUr certain to be the parent of Samoyed?

I do not have the facts to hand to demonstrate that Proto-Uralic *s
was [s].

> That was the only example of what I was asking that I saw.

Why can you not deduce the possibility of s > t from the possibilities
of s > þ and þ > t? We also have s > t or s > th from SE Asia
(unspecified Chinese dialect, 'Tay' - an unidentified dialect of Tho,
and Vietnamese), which should be good enough.