At 08:17 -0400 2004-07-18, Peter T. Daniels wrote:

> > >Where do you think you are, Semitic? You can't put nominal morphology on
> > >a verb base!
> >
> > You can in Old Irish. There's some cute poetry
>> where the diminutive suffix -án is fixed to
>> verbs, for the rhyme.
>So you've identified a feature that separates the branches of Italo-Celtic.

More likely I've identified playful poetic
licence. Though Old Irish itself got pretty
agglutinative for a while, with infixed pronouns
and such.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * *