> >> Basically he goes through a number of existing Hittite hi-paradigmyears?
> >> verbs plus their other-IE cognates and shows that the hi-
> > paradigms
> >> might as well have been the orinal for that verb in PIE.
> Pardon me, but isn't this precisely what PIE has been saying for
> That certain verbs, mainly statives, took a set of endings whichbecame
> the -hi endings in Hittite, and the perfect (or a basis for themiddle) in
> other languages?Everybody (so I read) has given up the idea that Hittite hi-verbs were
> What is new in what he says?