From: Piotr Gasiorowski
> You are changing the subject: *plH1- is the zero-grade of bothOne thing that is remarkable, however, is that the full grade *pelh1- is
> *pleH1- and *pelH1-, and in both cases it yields Greek /ple:-/; so
> when you find /ple:-/ in Greek you cannot know whether it is from
> *pleH1- as you hope, or from *plH1- as you hope not. Therefore, the
> example is invalid in this context.
> That will be from *renewed* *gWoyH3-o-s. These must be two layers inNor would I, and I agree that the *w is most likely a product of
> the treatment of the same morphological class. The other examples I
> have found of the old type are *g^nH3w-o-s (Lat. gna:vus 'well-
> behaved', semantically like French 'sage') and *prH3w-o-s 'first'.
> All three are from roots of the structure *TReH3-. I suppose there
> was some phonetic interference between the infixal consonant and the
> surrounding sounds which changed the sequence *-ROH3- into *-RH3w-
> (or what developed like it). I wouldn't know what a suffix *-wo-
> would be doing here.