> Jens,interested person) on the following proposed scheme for earliest PIE
> I would be very interested in your comments (or any other
>What is there to commnt upon? It exists. So does the same structure
>It exists. The same structure is also subjunctive of root presents
>These do not exist.
> I presume that the augment (*é-) was not obligatory as this stageto indicate non-present time.
> I also presume that -*i was later added to distinguish present
> Combined with athematic secondary and thematic primary endings:You mean 1st person singular, I take it? Sometimes, yes. But the
> *CéC²- + -*m = transitive aorist (now called injunctive)
> *CéC²- + -*oH = intransitive aorist (stative)Not a structure I know. Do you mean a 1st person singular in *-o: ?
> *CéC²e- + -*m = transitive durative (now called imperfect; with -*i, later present)
> *CéC²e- + -*oH = intransitive durative (now called subjunctive)I see no motivation for such a segmentation. The subjunctive of
> *Cé-CoC²- + -*m = durative intensive (now called reduplicated
>No, the 1sg of the perfect was *Ce-CóC-H2e (*kWe-kWór-H2a > Ved.
> *Ce-CóC²- + -*oH = punctual intensive (now called perfect)
> Do you think this organizational pattern has any merit at all?Only where not innovative.