> ***Do you know of an existing language with such a vowel inventory?
> 1) There is nothing "unrealistic" about *e, *a, *o.
> 2) Whether more three-vowel languages have *i, *a, *u, or *e, *a,True, but it does affect the likelihood for different scenarios of
> *o does not determine what pre-PIE had.
> 3) Since Miguel remains silent, let me ask you: what possibleThe difference of less typological realism (notice I do not
> practical difference does it make to prefer *e, *a, and *o to your
> *i, *a, and *u?