Re: Renfrew's theory renamed as Vasco-Caucasian

From: etherman23
Message: 50285
Date: 2007-10-13

--- In, "Patrick Ryan" <proto-language@...>
> My position is that *Céi is simply a positional variant of *Céy
before consonants or finally.
> Your proposal necessitates the introduction of a new process for
data that can be explained without it.

On paper it would seem that your view (which is the standard view) is
correct. However, I'd like your view on the development of
reduplicated forms: CVC > CiCVC. Is it plausible that this would
really be CyCVC?