> There is another plene spelling, given by Melchert asI doubt that it exists. Melchert only quotes the form in two places,
> we:dand(a), i.e. *wédn.d or *wédend, with accent on the
> initial vowel.
> It looks as if there was a near complete merger in HittiteEven if not stripped of the doubtful /wéd-/, this does not follow at
> of the two paradigms *wódr., *wédn- and *udó:r, *udén-, with
> the initial-stressed form taking the *-e- from the
> end-stressed form (at least in the oblique: *wódr, *wéden-),
> and the end-stressed form taking the *we- from the
> initial-stressed form (*wedó:r, *wedén-).
> So that gives:
> NA *wódr (wá:tar)
> G *wédenos ~ *wedénos (wetenas/witenas)
> DL *wédeni ~ *wedéni (weteni/wité:ni)
> All *wédeno ~ *wedéno (wetena)
> IAb *wéden(o)t ~ *wedén(e)t (wé:dand(a)/wetenaz/witenit)
> NA *wedó:r (witá:r)