From: Miguel Carrasquer
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@...> wrote:I was thinking of *steh2yr. > *sta:yar, which explains the length and the
>If stéar (stéa:r) is Proto-Greek /stá:(j)ar/ or /sté:(j)ar/ (thus
>Frisk), then it does not show anything about the quality of the
>laryngeal: IE *stá:yH3-r or *sté:yH3-r would be expected to produce
>this result. The lengthened grade would be as in *yé:kW-r 'liver'.
>The root 'to swell' is posited as *tewH2- in LIV, albeit on quiteIf it's the etymon of so:ma, it must be *tewh3-. I would consider that
>slender basis (sáos 'safe' < *twawo- < *tuH2-ewo- as per Peters).