Re: [tied] Re: spylian (romance part)

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 17536
Date: 2003-01-12

>Why do you throw 'em in the same bowl? The rhotacization of N is
>something quite different: it is not a fenomenon having occurred
>1,500 years ago and "frozen" a couple of centuries later -- it is a
>phenomenon that coexists -- alive and kickin' in January 2003 in
>big subdialectal chunks of Western Transylvania and Northern
>Oltenia and Northern Muscel -- with the "n" forms. That is: inima
>with irima/irema, cununa with curuna and many other examples.

Cool, funny. I sometimes wonder if it also happened in Proto-

- gLeN

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