Re: [tied] Re: * -er > -ër

From: Jens Elmegaard Rasmussen
Message: 25894
Date: 2003-09-18

On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Abdullah Konushevci wrote:

> The same presumably goes for
> > dhëndër, def. dhëndri, although I do not understand the funny
> plural
> > dhëndúrë. Also, since dërdëlít is accented on the suffix, I see
> > nothing unusual about the reduced vowels of its first part. I'm
> sure
> > you are right about the dissimilation.
> >
> > Jens
> ************
> Isn't it the impact of analogy, like: <dorë> 'hand', but plural
> duer/duar, also dialectal variant du:r or like <derë> 'door', but
> plural <dyer>, dialectal variant dy:r.

You have lost me here: How can dhëndër, dhëndúrë be parallel with dorë,