Re: [tied] Re: Nominative Loss. A strengthened theory?

From: enlil@...
Message: 32025
Date: 2004-04-19

Jens to Richard:
> The optional marking is with the dative case ending. I do not see
> the relevance. Surely there were no possessive endings sitting on
> the possessum in PIE helping to show the construction.

Of course not. That would be accomplished by *-yo.

> Certainly not because of a rule pertaining to word-final position.
> Inside the word the thematic vowel should alternate and does so in
> verbs and pronouns,

So tell us where **ye-syo is to be found then.

= gLeN