Re: OE *picga

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 16503
Date: 2002-10-24

--- In cybalist@..., "Richard Wordingham" <richard.wordingham@...>
> Could Greek sú:s (as opposed to the regular form hû:s) be an
> irregular retention of initial s? Are there other examples of such
> retention, as we see in Brythonic? Is hû:s definitely
> The difference in intonation bothers me.

Is sú:s (pig, n.s.) in the 1871 edition of Cumberlege's abridgement
of Liddell & Scott a typographical error? It gives sû:n as the acc.
s., and both Onions and my Greek grammar quote the nom.s. as sû:s.