Re: xW/w (was: Lithuanian diphthongs)

From: stlatos
Message: 67762
Date: 2011-06-13

--- In, Piotr Gasiorowski <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> W dniu 2011-06-13 22:05, stlatos pisze:
> > I thought you said that Cmn > Cn in PIE to expl. IE alt. w -mo/no-.
> It depends. We find both reflexes. /Cn/ seems to be phonetically regular
> before a vowel -- it's found in older derivatives and in some preserved
> case-forms of nouns in *-m(e)n-, especially the instrumental (which was
> originally accented even in proterokinetic paradigms). Cf. Alan Nussbaum
> (2010) "PIE -Cmn- and Greek tra:né:s 'clear'" (in: Kim, Oettinger,
> Rieken and Weiss (eds.), _Ex Anatolia Lux_, Beech Stave Press, Ann
> Arbor, pp. 269-277). Very often, however, *m was restored analogically,
> as e.g. in the Skt. regularised <ás'mana:> beside the more
> archaic (and irregular) <ás'na:> (PIE *h2ák^-mon-). *(h1)wed-n-o- is the
> expected thematic derivative of *(h1)wéd-mo:n, parallel to *bHudH-n-ó-
> from *bHudH-mé:n. Inflected forms are of course more likely to be
> reshaped by analogy than derived words.

Could you prepare a table showing the order for all relevant forms for both widomo and a neuter (maybe more if lauhmuni and fraistubni need more expl.)?