Re: some preliminary Prevli
|From:||ROGER MILLS <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 7, 2007, 23:14|
JÃ¶rg Rhiemeier wrote:
Thanks for the encouraging comments! (snipped)
> > A handful of loans and frozen compounds have CC
> > clusters in initial and/or medial position-- _prevli_ itself is one such
> > /peda/ 'tongue' + /bili/ 'speak'). Underlying stress in on the penult.
>Let me guess: *pedabili > *perevili > prevli ?
Exactly! A gold star for you....... Additional info: "prevli" refers only
the their own language(s); others are called _pervil_ pervil kaftu 'lang.
of Kavatu (a variety of Kash)' pervil kolunda '... of Holunda' etc. pervilt
uSÃ¤ta Kash languages in general-- uSÃ¤nta 'others, different' is what they
call the Kash. Of course.