Re: [tied] Schleicher's Tale and the particle *r

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 14982
Date: 2002-09-03

>This *r. is based on Greek ?a, ?, r?(Cypr. ?(a)) "therefore, so, that is to
>say", ?ra (interr. particle, < ??a) and Lithuanian ir^ "and, also" (< *r.),
>ar^ "(interr. particle)" (< *or). No other cognates seem to exist.

Perhaps this is the source of the *-r in the mediopassive...

- gLeN

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