From: Piotr Gasiorowski
> Why can't this *-h2- be a collective suffix, for example? *newa-h2 isI want to apologise for stating the obvious. I hasten to admit that we
> 'the new', meant generically -- the collectve of *newo-m. This would in
> fact account for the non-reduction of the vowel before the *h2, by
> contrast to aor. *-eh1- vs. pres. *-h1-jé/ó- in statives. The second
> vowel in *newah2(-je/o)- is underlyingly thematic, and so has to stay.