Old Irish (was Re: infixes (was Re: what does -il- do (when it exists)))
|From:||Ph. D. <phild@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 14, 2005, 4:43|
Elliott Lash wrote:
> Infixing occurs all over the place in Classical Old
> Irish before 1000AD)
> 1) Object Pronouns:
> forgaib "he seizes" /forgav'/
> fortngaib "he seizes him" /fordNav'/
> fobotha "it disturbs" /foboTa/
> fombotha "it disturbs me" /fomvoTa/
> (with lots of consonant mutations)
> 2) Aspectual Morphemes:
> dogni: "he does"
> dorigni "he has done"
> stuff like this is all over Old Irish, makes it very
> very crazy. and great.
Speaking of which, can anyone direct me to any books on