> --- In email@example.com, "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:set
> > > I disagree that /e/, /o/, and zero are allophones of *a, though.
> > *a is just a label. It means (here) "the PIE ablaut vowel". Or "the
> > of vowels which descend from pre-PIE /a/". Just like English [-a-]Be my guest ;-)
> > really means /ä/ or /eI/ or /&/.
> Sure, but I also believe in PIE /a/ so I'd rather write *e for /e/,
> /o/, and zero.