Re: a-Epenthesis: This time its personal

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 31206
Date: 2004-02-22

--- In, "elmeras2000" <jer@...> wrote:

> If the o-form were only a
> phenotype of zero-grade it could not sensibly be expected
> to "remember" where the root vowel had disappeared from. Since it
> plainly does, the theory is wrong.

Couldn't its 'memory' be helped by the other grades?