> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 21:55:20 +0200 Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@...>And we close the circle. /k^/and /g^/ by now being suspected to derive
>> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 20:41:59 +0200, Mate Kapovic <mkapovic@...>
>>> If *k comes from *ka, and *k' not only from older *ki, but also
>> from *ke
>>> (and in parallel maybe besides *kw < *ku also *kw < *ko) it would
>>> expected that *k would be less frequent than *k' (and *kw).
>> What that shows is that *k^ should have been as frequent as *kW. It
>> it's much more frequent.
> couldn't *e and *i be more frequent than *o and *u, thus making *k^
> more frequent than *kW?