Re: [tied] Retroflex Series in PIE 2

From: Sean Whalen
Message: 45656
Date: 2006-08-08

--- Piotr Gasiorowski <gpiotr@...> wrote:

> I don't think we can avoid reconstruct the suffix as
> *-hs- (most likely
> *-h1s-, quite possibly related to the verb *h1es-),
> assuming early but
> hardly surprising simplification of *-Ch1s- to *-Cs-
> (where C = any
> obstruent, including PIE laryngeals).

But there is -as- after obstruents in Tartessian.
What do you reconstruct for "shoulder"? Why would the
desiderative appear as z^ after Iranian D/B/G but the
future remain voiceless and non-retroflex if they both
are from *s?

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