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Re: Proto-Klingon?

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Saturday, July 28, 2001, 13:52
On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Thomas R. Wier wrote:

>Not really. When you only have one dialect to look at, >you can do internal reconstruction based on alternations >in that form alone. You can do this easily with English: >look at allomorphs like "divine" /dIvaIn/ ~ "divinity" /dIvInIti/ >and then, based on the data, determine what the protoform >must have been for that dialect.
Without knowing Latin, what proto form do you get? Padraic.
> >=================================== >Thomas Wier | AIM: trwier > >"Aspidi men Saiôn tis agalletai, hên para thamnôi > entos amômêton kallipon ouk ethelôn; >autos d' exephugon thanatou telos: aspis ekeinê > erretô; exautês ktêsomai ou kakiô" - Arkhilokhos >


Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>Internal Reconstruction [was Re: Proto-Klingon?]