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On Oct 30, 2009, at 2:51 PM, Alex Fink wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 13:26:38 -0400, Paul Bennett <[log in to unmask] 
> >
> wrote:
>
>> Here are the preliminary sound changes from PIE to Proto-Terzemian
> [...]
>>    s > S / [i u r k] _
>
> As good a place as any to ask a question I've had about the ruki law.
>
> Did ruki apply after *l?

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruki_sound_law> claims it did, although  
it's marked as an unsourced article, and it says there are no examples  
of it in Balto-Slavic.

> I've seen I think one statement asserting that it
> did, and nothing explicitly saying *l_ wsn't a conditioning  
> environment,
> but of course most sources just give the conditioning environment as  
> you
> have.  Given that *l fell in with *r in Indic and the law's most
> prominent(?) in Indic this would be understandable as an oversight  
> of sorts
> -- is it?
>
> Alex