Re: [tied] Re: Ie. *laywos/leh2iwos (was: ka and k^a)

From: Mate Kapović
Message: 40587
Date: 2005-09-25

On Ned, rujan 25, 2005 1:00 am, Miguel Carrasquer reče:
> On Sun, 25 Sep 2005 00:41:13 +0200 (CEST), Mate Kapović
> <mkapovic@...> wrote:
>>On Ned, rujan 25, 2005 12:20 am, Miguel Carrasquer reče:
>>> *ah2i would produce a circumflex, at least that's what
>>> happens in the Auslaut (Lith -ai, no Saussure's law).
>>> Then again *lah2iwós (if that's a possible form at all)
>>> would probably have given a long vowel in Greek (hard to
>>> sure because of Osthoff's law, but I'd expect *la:(i)ós ~
>>> *le:(i)ós like, say, o:ión).
>>*leh2iwós should behave like *h2o:wyóm? Why?
> Becuase they have nearly identical structure (post-laryngeal
> *la:iwós, *o:uyóm).

Can we be sure that *leh2iwós would yield *la:ywos and not *laywos? That
would depend on whether it was *leh2iwós or *leh2ywós. Hmm...