Re: [tied] What was PIE for "little"?

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 7276
Date: 2001-05-08

Would *pah2u- (paulus, paucus, few, etc.) fit the bill? Why not a singular form (an uncountable word; the neuter Nom./Acc. is just *pah2u)?
The instrumental of 'I' may have been something like *h1meh1 (traditional *(e)me:).
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From: MCLSSAA2@...
Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 11:01 PM
Subject: [tied] What was PIE for "little"?

In my recent go at translating the fable "The wolf and the lamb" into
PIE, I came to this line:-
> Y'all have scarcely spared me,
which I reworded as
> Y'all have left little with/to me,
  lelikWte min-[ending?] megHei.
but can anyone recommend a complete word for "little, not much"
(neuter plural accusative)?
and please what is the instrumental singular of {H1egoH3} = "I,me"?

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