> On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 12:06:38 +0000, tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...>examples
> >So much for that. I'd like to discuss the idea that supposed PIE
> >plain velars occur only in loans. So, fire away, list some
> >of what you believe to be incontrovertible examples of plainvelars
> >and I'll check with Møller and Bomhard.in a
> *-(i)ko- "diminutive suffix".
> >I find them, you lose; I don't find them, I lose. OK?
> You lose. If only because Møller and Bomhard don't list suffixes.
> Anyway, this is silly. I can find any vowel or consonant occurring
> PIE root in Möller and/or Bomhard. And if I don't find anythingspecific
> enough, I can try Illich-Svitych, Dolgopolskij, Gamqrelidze/Ivanov,it. That
> Starostin, Greenberg, or even Ruhlen and Manansala, until I find
> doesn't mean anything.Your parody of what I'm proposing is silly alright. I'll be checking