>They aren't going back and forth.
> Thank you Dr. Wordingham for these detailed examples. The following
> are real words:
> Skt _bandHati_, Greek _pentHeros_, English _bind_
> Great! There are laws needed to explain why the b and p are going back
> and forth. But the English word bind (or an earlier OE word) is not
> attested till 3000 years later. So why must the proto language be
> reconstructed to accomodate all three?
> Now PIE is not real. Why the insistance on fitting reality to aThis indicates that Grassman's Law did not operate in PIE.
> hypothetical reconstruction? The hypothetical reconstruction should
> fit reality. Please read the above again "the FACT that no other
> Indo-European langauges have Grassman's law."
> Now that is NOT A FACT because PIE is not a FACT. In other words whereThis is actually quite easy to explain. If the deaspiration to place
> is the guarantee that the "deaspiration in Greek took place after the
> change of
> > > Proto-Indo-European *bH, dH, gH to /pH, tH, kH"