[tied] Re: IE thematic presents and the origin of their thematic vo

From: Rob
Message: 40281
Date: 2005-09-21

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "elmeras2000" <jer@...> wrote:

> > All well and good, from a descriptive point of view; but is such
> > an accent retraction *phonologically* realistic?
> Certainly: Many languages have introduced initial accent (Italic,
> Germanic, Czech, Irish, ...). That's what this would be.

But IE does not seem to have had regular word-initial accent.

- Rob