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From: Patrick Ryan
My attempted point was that Parent Language A *s does not become Daughter
The data above seems to prove me wrong if Proto-Uralic */s/ becomes Samoyed
*/t/ but is it certain that the relationship between the two is that
I am perfectly willing to acknowledge the other direction of change: */t/ ->
Uralic data is not clear
because we don't know what it was originally.
Vietnamese and southern Chinese dialects
exhibit s > t for sure.
Even Pali words with PIE #s- now have #t-