Re: Horse Sense

From: tgpedersen
Message: 57299
Date: 2008-04-14

> >Have you got a cognate for English _dog_? Note that the final /g/
> >cannot regularly derive from Proto-Germanic.
> >Richard.
> =========
> It looks like a LW,
> but NWB does not help, as we might expect *dikk- or *dokk-
> Arnaud
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I think you've misunderstood something. The fact that geminated
consonants might be used to separate some NWBlock words from Germanic
does not mean that all NWBlock words had geminate consonants.