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Re: R: Re: English: Thou

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Sunday, June 25, 2000, 8:54
On Fri, 23 Jun 2000 19:43:18 -0400, Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> wrote:

>Incidentally, Portuguese has a change of -al ->
Not exactly this way. <-ais> is the plural of <-al>, and it developed through dropping the *intervocalis* [l]: *-ales > <-aes> > <-ais> [@jS]; cf. _cor_ < _color_, and the like. Basilius