Re: [tied] Re: Lith.

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 16044
Date: 2002-10-08

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From: Richard Wordingham [mailto:richard.wordingham@...]  
>class=229293907-08102002> >  Why do you put it as -omùs? All my sources (eg., Kazlauskas' and
class=229293907-08102002>> Zinkevic^ius' historical grammars of Lithuanian) consistently
class=229293907-08102002>> postulate -ómus (as well as -àmus for *o-stems, -ìmus for *i-stems
class=229293907-08102002>> and -ùmus for *u-stems). 
 > Do you mean -õmus (and presumably -ãmus) for the first two dative 
 > plural endings? 
No, I meant just that:  -ómus (acute) and -àmus ("short stress"; later prolongated to become -ãmus).