[tied] Re: Lith. Acc.pl.

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 16017
Date: 2002-10-07

--- In cybalist@..., "Sergejus Tarasovas" <S.Tarasovas@...> wrote:
> --- In cybalist@..., Jens Elmegaard Rasmussen <jer@...> wrote:
> >These must have been formed in opposition to the
> > endstressed forms of the mobile type, z^iemóms (older -omùs)
> ...
> Why do you put it as -omùs? All my sources (eg., Kazlauskas' and
> Zinkevic^ius' historical grammars of Lithuanian) consistently
> postulate -ómus (as well as -àmus for *o-stems, -ìmus for *i-stems
> and -ùmus for *u-stems). Don't Dauks^a's _Postilla catholicka_ and
> 19th c. dialects of Le:nas district point to the penultimate sress?
> Sergei

Do you mean -õmus (and presumably -ãmus) for the first two dative
plural endings?