Monthly Archives: December 2016

*wu > *u in Finnic

One minor phonological innovation in Finnish is mentioned in historical overviews far more often than could be expected from its lexical frequency: the loss of a palatal semivowel *j when preceding its vocalic counterpart *i. This is probably because the shift

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Reconstruction

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.