Re: [tied] Root of "marten," "sable"

From: C. Darwin Goranson
Message: 37872
Date: 2005-05-14

> The Lithuanian word is <s^im~tas>; Jens was asking how the
> /im/ of the first syllable could derive from your */a~/.
> Brian

I can't see how it would derive from the first syllable of satem. From
kh'entum to shimtas is tricky too. Would you be able to show how it
got to be so different?