On Mo, 17.08.2009, 20:47, Dennis King wrote:
> And the depalalization of the -g- ? Could there be some sort of
> reciprocal agreement there? Is there any phonotactic precedent for
Note also that "ocean" is "aice/n", "aige/an" with long e, but the suffix
has long a - there is no rule for such a change. Considering all things, I
find it doubtful that we really have a compound with "ocean" in the second
position. This looks more like a pseudo-etymology.