Re: [tied] *gWerh3- "to devour"

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 15656
Date: 2002-09-21

On Sat, 21 Sep 2002 13:10:27 +0100, "P&G" <petegray@...> wrote:

>> What remans puzzling is the voicing effect of *h3, as opposed to *h1 and
>"alleged" voicing. The evidence is still slight, and conjectural, and

The evidence is indeed slight, because the frequency of *h3 is much lower than
that of *h1 or *h2. I would like to point out once again the voicing effect of
*h3 in the ordinal numerals 7 and 8 (*septh3mós -> *sebd&3mós [Grk. hebdomos,
OCS sedmU-]; *Hok^th3wós -> *ogd&3wós [Grk. ogdoos]).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal