Re: Bog

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 9144
Date: 2001-09-07

--- In cybalist@..., Miguel Carrasquer Vidal <mcv@...> wrote:

> >> Jens Eldegaard Rasmussen in his article "Winter's Law of Balto-
> >Slavic
> >> lengthening" concludes that Werner lengthening was blocked by a
> >> following sonorant (OCS <ognI> "fire", not *<agnI>)

Slavic *ognI might be even not an exception to Winter's law if
etymologized as < *ngni- (eg., 1. *n- < *gn-, the whole word being
reduplication of *gen- 'bend' or 2. *n- being a negation, and *gn-
'rot, decay' as if from < 'preventing decay').