From: Piotr Gasiorowski
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From: "P&G" <petegray@...>
Sent: Sunday, January 05, 2003 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] *pa(x)u- "small" and "fire"?
> >t's not meant to be a "general theory" ...The CVCC/CCVC thing only
> > accounts for the extension *-eu- and *-ei-, the s-aorist and the usual
> > accent alternating verb pairs (eg: *ters-/*tres-).
> Forgive me climbing on board a thread I have only half been following - I
> may have misunderstood what you mean. If you are talking about the
> schwebeablaut alternation CVCC / CCVC in PIE in general, then isn't it
> rather more widespread than just those extensions? There are a number of
> roots which show it, and it's a rather important factor in the laryngeal
> theory. You probably didn't mean PIE roots in general, but I need to
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