Re: [tied] the slavic influence in Balcans

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 14190
Date: 2002-08-01

On Thu, 01 Aug 2002 06:32:47 -0000, "altamix"
<alexmoeller@...> wrote:

>The problem is, the romanians and albanians words considered to be
>slavs show a fonological pattern of medio-bulgarian and not a pattern
>of the paleoslav language.But we can speak about medio-bulgarian just
>with the begin of the X century.


>The slavists ommited to see that the words which are to be found in
>bulgarian, albanian and rumanian have a similar pattern in albanian
>and rumanian but a particulary slav pattern in bulgarian. The best
>example here is the methathesis of the liquids "r" and "l" like in
>bulgarian blato rom=balta:, alb=balte:, bulg. dlato rom dalta:, alb.
>dalte:, where a: in rom. and e: in alb. have the same value.

The two quotes above are in direct contradiction with each other.
The Romanian and Albanian loans balta~ and baltë accurately reflect
proto-Slavic *balta (*bolto), and *not* (middle-)Bulgarian <blato>.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal