Re: a-Epenthesis: This time its personal

From: elmeras2000
Message: 31207
Date: 2004-02-22

--- In, "Richard Wordingham"
<richard.wordingham@...> wrote:
> --- 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
> > plainly does, the theory is wrong.
> Couldn't its 'memory' be helped by the other grades?

Every time? Do you really mean this?