R: Suffixal -sk-
sarima at friesen.net
Fri Mar 9 03:13:25 UTC 2001
At 07:14 AM 3/4/01 +0000, Douglas G Kilday wrote:
>Ligurian -asca seems to be the counterpart of Pelasgian -ssos, in that the
>latter was also used to form toponyms, hydronyms, and phytonyms (Parnassos,
>Ilissos, kuparissos, etc.).
And maybe more than just counterpart. Could they perhaps be cognate? A
shift of *sk => 'ss' is not unheard of.
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