Re: [tied] Let dogs have their day too

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 16027
Date: 2002-10-07

--- In cybalist@..., Piotr Gasiorowski <piotr.gasiorowski@...>
> At the time of the second palatalisation the phonetic value of
Slavic *o was [a], with a fronted allophone (later merging with *e)
after palatal *j. <köbäk> (or the like) would have been Slavicised as
*[kjäbak-] > *cebok-...

You're right if the borrowing took place in pre-*o times. But can it
be excluded that it was borrowed already in *o-times but before the
KE-prohibiting constraint (K- velar, E- fronted vowel) was removed? I
wouldn't put my bottom litas on that possibility -- just speculating.