> On 22/04/2010 1:24 AM, TOM SMITH wrote:
> > Ail and lia have similar meanings. Is the fact that ail read
> > backwards = lia, just a coincidence or deliberate?
Purely coincidental. "ail" goes back to PC *falik- < *plHi-k-, "lia"
to PC *lÓwank- < *leh1wnk- (very approximately, the details are