Re: Dacian Sounds Laws - (1) Short Vowels

From: altamix
Message: 44289
Date: 2006-04-19

--- In, "Daniel J. Milton" <dmilt1896@...>
> wrote:
> > Dacian *DZald-apa (attested Zaldapa) < *gHolh3-dH- + *h2ep-
> > eh2 'golden water(s)'
> > Romanian: apa 'water'
> > Cognates: in Sanskrit, Baltic, Tocharian etc...
> *******
> Isn't 'apa' the expected outcome in Rum. of the Latin 'aquam', even
> if it accidentally mimics another I.-E. root?
> Dan

The right question should be: how exactly can be prooved if Rum. "apa"
is the output of Latin "aquam" and in the same time can be prooven
Rum. "apa" is not the Dacian "apa"? That is IMHO the very big problem
of sorting some things up.