By Henning Andersen

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A few examples like these are known also from the dialects of the northwest; Zinkevicius mentions esis, esiä for asis 'axle', esmenys for äsmenys 'stones' (1966: 123). Discussion 27 This ends our discussion of the typological parallel to the Common Slavic developments considered in chapter 1. 1. This will become apparent in the next chapter. Chapter 3 The Late Common Slavic *je-1| *o- isoglosses In chapter 1 we were led to form the hypothesis that at some time in prehistory there was a change in some Common Slavic dialects by which word-initial CS *e- merged with *a- under conditions that remain to be clarified.

Cz. Ρ Pom. Pb. Sn. SC Β Μ OCS R Br. Υ *jesce *osce s s s s s s s D D s s s s D S s s S D D S D D Τ Τ Τ D s D S D s S s S S s S D [27] *jesenü *osenü D D s S D [18] *jemelo *omelo s [35] *jezero *ozero s s s [19] *jesika *osina s s [13] *jelixa *οίϊχα s s D D D D S S D D S S s D D S S S s s s τ D D D D S Τ S s s s s s S S s [22] *jerelü *orilü s s ο s s s D S s (T) s *jelovo *olovo [6] s s s (T) s s s D τ S D s D s D s D D S s s D s s s s S s s s s s s s S s s s s s s marks exclusive or standard forms, D marks dialect forms, ο marks old attestations, and τ marks toponyms.

5), propria as well as appellatives. 4) OR Oligü, R Oleg (ON Helgi); OR Oliga, R 01'ga (ON Helga). 5) R olad'ja (Gk. elädion) 'pancake', ol'ej (elaion) 'oil', OR ChS opitimija 'retribution' (Gk. epitimia), oklisiastü (Gk. ekklesiästes), Omelijanü (Gk. Aimilianos), Olena (Gk. (HJelene), Olisaxeta (Gk. Elisabeth, Ofrosimja (Gk. Euphrosiine), Ostapü (Gk. Eustäthios), Onfimü (Gk. Euthümios). The Old Norse borrowings undoubtedly date from the 800-900s, when there were lively contacts between Scandinavia and Ancient Russia.

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