[tied] Re: morsha

From: stlatos
Message: 49943
Date: 2007-09-17

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "stlatos" <stlatos@...> wrote:
> --- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, Piotr Gasiorowski <gpiotr@> wrote:

> > The situation is complicated by the fact that there are many
> derivatives
> > in *-k^o-, *-(i)sk(^)o-, *-(i)ko-, *-h3kW-o-, *-gW[h2]-o-, which
may be
> > added to the same bases that form derivatives in *-to/u/i-, *-isto-,
> > *-st[h2]-o- and the like, so a fortuitous correlation can be mistaken
> > for a phonological correspondence. What would you make of
> > *h2ju-h3n.-táh2 'youth' (Lat. iuventa, Goth. junda) vs.
> > (Skt, yuvas'á-, Gms. junGa-)? If this alternation is morphological
> > rather than phonological, why should not the same be true of Goth.
> > lustus : lat. lasci:vus?

Those words have completely different meanings; I'm looking at words
with the same meaning and those which have meaning expected from
*-tu-, *-to-, etc., not with k.

> The PIE word seems likely to be a dim. in *-ko-. Skt also has a
> derivative in *-ko+yo- > *-kyo- with development of Ky after a C like
> *tuksyo+ / *tuskyo+ > *tuskY(y)o+ > tucch(y)a-; Av *tus^(y)a- (not
> *xs^) as in caus. verb taos^aya-.

It's possible that Skt. yuvas'á- is regular if:


with C K w > C K y as in:

*ver-x-gwo+s *ver-x-gu+


vara:ha-, -u- 'boar'

or in Slavic

*maNu+s *maNw+ 'man'

*maNwo+s > *maNgwo+s > *moNgjo+s > *mo,z^jI