Re: [tied] Morphology 19 update

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 17023
Date: 2002-12-05

On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 00:15:09 +0000, "Glen Gordon"
<glengordon01@...> wrote:

>>Yes, as I said (except the acc. form is actually *n.smé, derived
>>from *mes-mé).
>Then how do we get "us" instead of *usme??

Final *-e is dropped in Germanic, giving *uns(u)m and further *uns
(probably by analogy of the C-stem *-m. > *-um > *-u and *-0
after heavy syllable).

*n.smé is of course securely reconstructed already on the basis of
Skt. asmá:n (*nsme-om) or Grk. ámme < *n.smé.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal