Re: [tied] Evolution, Answer

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 17105
Date: 2002-12-10

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 21:21:27 +0100, alexmoeller@... wrote:

>dignus > demn, signus > semn,

Nasal cluster (Latin gn = /Nn/ > ERom. /mn/)

>deradicare > deretica, er[a]dicare > ridica,

The i is unstressed.

>ad-depositum > adãpost

de:- has long e:

>pedester > pedestru,

Not inherited, I suppose.

>dedere > deda,

There's -a in Rom., so the forms are not comparable. What does deda

>procedere > purcede,

What's the problem?

>catella > cãtzea
>ordire > urzi
>tenere > tsine

What's the problem?

>rapide > repede,

Stress on first syllable.

>puteus > puts, etc.

What's the problem?

>petiolus > picior,
>-atio, itio -onis > tSiune

Latin *ky and *ty are a special case (as usually in Romance): they
give tz in Romanian, except before stressed ó and ú, where they give
/tS/ = <c> (picior, -ciune, etc.)

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal