0
   

Does Proto-Germanic have -wan suffix like Russian -вать

 
 
Reply Tue 7 Jan, 2020 07:33 pm
Are these Old English and Russian verbs have the same suffix?


cnāwan (у)знавать > знать
sēowan (за)шивать > шить
wāwan (раз)вевать > веять
? hēawan ковать > киянка (кий)

I mean,

Is Old English -wan a suffix like Russian -вать

or

Could Old English -w- be a "euphonic insertion" ?



Russian have
noun подаяние "alms",

but

some Old Slavic texts have
подаание "alms" instead ("a" is uniotated "я")

I mean "a" and "a" never got along together.
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Question • Score: 0 • Views: 137 • Replies: 0
No top replies

 
 

Related Topics

 
  1. Forums
  2. » Does Proto-Germanic have -wan suffix like Russian -вать
Copyright © 2022 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 05/26/2022 at 12:27:56