>I'll say it again: opt. changes.
> W dniu 2012-02-07 21:00, stlatos pisze:
> > But in Slavic there was no gYH>z but gH>g , suggesting gYHG > gHG at
> > least, a theory helped by the presence of colored a.
> How come that Baltic has the normal Satem reflex while the rest of the
> word is the same as in Slavic?
> > Words for 'goose'Not just in Balto-Slavic: géis = swan OIr; etc.
> > and 'duck' both contain a and are either C- or i-stems, so the
> > possibility of a compound word is high.
> Most types of consonantal stems (especially root nouns) end up as
> i-stems in Balto-Slavic. The usual reason is back-derivation from the
> acc. in *-m. > *-im