From: Patrick Ryan
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From: "fournet.arnaud" <fournet.arnaud@...>
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: Re: Re:Re: Re: Re: Re:[tied] Re: The meaning of life: PIE.
> Could you give an example of a bare *CoC noun - without any suffixes?
> Greek phô(s) "light"
> Root *bh_H2
> Nominative -s does not count as a suffix.
> the base is *bhoH2-
I did not write "bare *Co:C noun".
I think nominative -*s is a suffix for most people.
According to Pokorny, Greek <phôs> is from *bha:u- via <páo(u)s>.
I have no reason for disbelieving that.