Re: The evolution of word Raja

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 60523
Date: 2008-09-30

On 2008-09-29 23:54, Arnaud Fournet wrote:

> Are there traces of the initial H3 in compounds ?
> I mean xx-v+H3reg > xx-v:-reg as it sometimes happens in Skrt.

A good question. I don't know of any, but the initial *h3 seems
guaranteed by the Greek cognates.

> Another question :
> Are there roots with Narten-present and the plain shape CeC- ?

Yes. *ste:w- 'praise, *le:g^- 'collect', *h1e:d- 'eat', *g^ne:h3- 'know'