From: Miguel Carrasquer
> From: Miguel Carrasquer<mailto:mcv@...>Not for PIE.
> If all vocalized 'laryngeals' merge as /i/ in Vedic (with the exception I mentioned of dha:ta), with what justification can you label them *&1, *&2, *&3? Would not simply *& do?
> Now I will ask you again, what proof do you have that PIE *e:, *a:, and *o:, when zero-graded, could ever become /e/, /a/, or /o/ in Old Indian - even transitorily?That question cannot be answered. Zero-grade *eh1, *eh2,