Re: [tied] *pa(x)u- "small" and "fire"?

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 17334
Date: 2003-01-02

>>But what shows that *paxwr should be analysed as *pax-wr over *paxw-r?
>I could imagine a word meaning "the little one" with the Hoffmann suffix
>(*-Ho:n), but heteroclisis would be abnormal in such a formation.

Whoa. Where did *-ho:n come from? I thought we were talking about *-r
(as in *wod-r, for example) or does such a construct require the verb
stem to be in the o-grade?

- gLeN

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