> On Sun, 23 May 2004 01:21:57 +0000, elmeras2000caused
> <jer@...> wrote:
> >> I now have an elegant solution for /e:/ ~ /0/ and
> >> /o/ ~ /0/ ablaut in nouns (*k^é:r(d), *k^r.dés, *pé:r(r),
> >> *pr.nés; *póntoh2s, *pn.th2ós), an explanation for the zero
> >> grade in the plural of Narten presents, possibly also an
> >> explanation for *tudéti/*yugóm thematics, etc.
> >Skt. há:rdi indicates to me that the /e:/ of 'heart' has been
> >by the lengthening effect of the collective marker *-H2I didn't say there was. I have of course compared hárdi with the
> There is no collective marker in Grk. or Hitt. ke:r.
> AndNo, I never said it did. I would say that Sanskrit hr.´d-aya-m and
> the correspondence Skt. -i ~ Hitt. -iy- (kardiyas) also
> doesn't exactly point to a laryngeal.
> It's simply that besides the root noun *k^í:rd, *ki:rd-ás (>I continue to see no evidence for a vowel /i:/ preceding a putative
> *k^é:r, *k^r.dés) there was also a variant with a suffix
> -i(n). *kí:rd-in, *ki:rd-ín-âs regularly gives *ké:rdi,
> *kr.dyós, which is what we see in Skt. NA há:rdi (with
> aberrant initial) and Hitt. oblique kardiya- (as well as in
> Greek kardía:, Arm. sirt/srti-, BS *s'r.di-).