Re: [tied] Got milk?

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 14486
Date: 2002-08-23

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From: João Simões Lopes Filho
Sent: Friday, August 23, 2002 4:27 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Got milk?

> I think there's also a word klagos for milk in Greek, is it correct?
<glagos>, actually, an es-neuter (gen. glageos), a poetic word.
> dl->gl- in Geek can be seen in glykys "sweet" < *dluku- < *dLku-, cf. Latin dulcis
Yes, though the derivation of Gk. -lu- from syllabic *l is problematic in this environment. Perhaps *dluk-ú- (and metathesis in Latin)?