The palatal sham :) (Re: [tied] Re: Albanian (1))

From: tgpedersen
Message: 30641
Date: 2004-02-04

--- In, "P&G" <petegray@...> wrote:
> >Roots in PIE that alternate a/nothing ..
> >Roots in PIE that alternate a/o ..
> There's two kinds of alternation here. There's a big difference
> (a) Alternation One:
> Roots which show /a/ in some languages, and zero (or /o/) in
> (b) Alternation Two:
> Roots which show /a/ and zero (or /o/) in the same language.
> If we are comparing /a/ alternations with the ablaut
vowel /e~o~zero/, then
> it is the second kind we need, not the first. So where are your

Your alternation two (a/o/zero) is made up by you, not me. You
provide the examples.