> This Luwian "z" was pronnounced like "ts" or "z" ?Oh yes, but I would not really consider Luwian a centum language. I think
> Piotr Gasiorowski <gpiotr@...> escreveu:mkapovic@... wrote:
>> Could you yield more information on the last point? On the non-satem lgs
>> with traces of *K - *K' distinction, I mean. Thanks,
> I had two things in mind:
> (1) The tendency of the "plain" *K series to colour an adjacent *e to
> *a, visible also in the non-satem remainder of IE.
> (2) The possible distinction between reflexes of *k and *k^ in Luwian
> (both cuneiform and hieroglyphic). According to Melchert, *k^ > z,
> contrasting with both *k and *kW. The showcase examples are <za:rt->
> 'heart' and *zuwani- 'dog'.