Re: Laryngeal theory as an unnatural

From: tgpedersen
Message: 18369
Date: 2003-02-01

--- In, "P&G" <petegray@...> wrote:
> > Sanskrit for heart, which presupposes an
> > initial gH^ instead of k^ found elsewhere.
> But Skt s'rad-dadhati ("believe") shows the expected form. The hrd
form may
> come, as Pokorny suggests, simply from a rhyme-word developed
within I-I.
> Peter

Herz und Schmerz? ;-) I still think mine is a possible solution. But
I should look into all the other dh/t, bH/p etc alternations to see
if an explanation with a "loose" nasal might work.