Re: [tied] Lith.

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 15808
Date: 2002-09-30

On Mon, 30 Sep 2002 15:08:58 +0200, "Sergejus Tarasovas" <S.Tarasovas@...>

>Probably a silly question, but nevertheless: while I can still realize
>what short prosody of *-oy vs. longer/disyllabic prosody of *-oi could
>be (that's why I haven't asked Jens himself), I can hardly imagine how
>this explanation could be extended to involve *-ons vs. *-om, especially
>what "disyllabic prosody" of *-om could be. Do we have 2 syllables?

If you're talking about *-o:m (I, perhaps confusingly, wrote *-o~m), yes.
The o-stem consists of stem formant *-o- plus desinence *-om, together
*-oom = *-o:~m (Greek -ô:n), which is different from acc. sg. *-om (Greek -ón)
and presumably also from *-o:m (example perhaps Grk. khthó:n < *dhg^ho:m, with

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal