Re: [tied] Latin barba in disaccord with Grimm's Law?

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 45065
Date: 2006-06-23

On 2006-06-23 15:06, Jens ElmegÄrd Rasmussen wrote:

> A very old theory put forward by Alois Walde has it that there is a
> Grassmann-type dissimilation in Latin if a liquid intervenes. That
> takes care of examples like barba, glaber, gradior and a few others I
> don't remember at the moment.

<traho> is also one of them. They are also remarkable in that _all_ of
them contain /a/ next to the liquid; at least I'm not aware of any that