From: Miguel Carrasquer
>[Moeller] You dont like to see a fact. You have as fallow:Attested where?
>a celtic teonim =Epona= godess of horses
>a thracian Antroponim = Eppo, meaning (?)
>a thracian antroponim =Esbenus, meaning (?)Transparently from Latin equa.
>a romanian word called "iapa"
>> Sorry, Alex, but I sometimes get the impression that you can't read. First, the 'horse' word is *ek^wos, not *ekWos (got it? or shall I repeat?). Secondly, Thracian is a Satem language, and PIE *k^ > Thracian s. Thirdly, PIE *w > Thracian b (probably pronounced as a fricative, i.e. [v]). To sum up, *-k^w- > -sb-, and therefore *ek^wos > esba-. Got it at last? It was all there in the previous messages.Romanian has b and v exactly as the other Romance languages (except Spanish,
>[Moeller] No. How you see romanian did not made this "v" ="b" so quick as in another romanic languages. That shouls sound curious for a linguist. But like allways, such things can be ignorated too.Have you ever took a look how many words in romanian begina with "b"? Let us put there and the words prefixed with "a" before "b" and you will wonder how much there are. Please, do not make me to look in dictionary how many are, I am crazy enough to take page with page for counting them:-))
>[Moeller] Vinerean :"short vowel *e" for ek^Wos:PIE *ek^wos, *ek^wa: > Latin equus, equa > Romanian *iepa > *ieapa > iapã. This
>PIE *ek'uus, ek'ua>proto-troco-dacian *epa>traco-daca *iepa>romanian >iapa. This is the explanation of Mr Vinerean.
>The "kW" in ekwos belongs to me, I have to support the mess for "ekwos".That's a Romanian soundlaw [/ie/ > /iea/ > /ia/ before -a or -e in the final
>You will observe thata iapa in plural form in rumanian is iepe the same "ie" there if you will ask you why from *epa>"iepa"
>I repeat myself. why is thracian a satem language? Give me please the characteristics which make of thracian a satem language. Which are they?There are only a handful of Thracian inscriptions, but what little is known
>But to recall the "p" cluster of thracian or dacian and I want to tell me where do you see here that "kw">sSigh. *kW > *k in satem languages.