The Indo-European Roots *bher- in the Light of Celtic and Albanian

@inproceedings{Hamp1982TheIR,
  title={The Indo-European Roots *bher- in the Light of Celtic and Albanian},
  author={Eric P. Hamp},
  year={1982}
}
It is well known that the defective or suppletive IE root *bher(φέρω οϊσω ήνεγκα, Lat. fer tull, Toch. par-, Albanian bie pret. Geg. pruna, Tosk prura; OCS berg 'collect' *nesg 'carry' brem$ Russ. beremja 'burden', but total displacement in Lith. ne§a nese neSti Latv. n$s nesa (~ e) nest Lith. na$ta 'burden') appears in a number of stem shapes; thus we find remnant athematic forms (RV. bharti, Lat. fertferte, Gk. impv. φέρτε) as well as the prevailing thematic (Skt. bharati, Armen, berem, Myc… Expand