Re: [tied] Demonstratives

From: Âàäèì Ïîíàðÿäîâ
Message: 31752
Date: 2004-04-06

>> I don't think that *o:i here was a single phoneme. It
would be better to interprete it as *o: + *i/*y (or even *o + *o + *i/*y). So the example is not valide.
> Wouldn't this just be thematic *o + *oi (the o-grade of the normal
dative singular ending)?
Yes, I also think so. The argument that it is not a single phoneme is this.