Re: [tied] Re: IE thematic presents and the origin of their themati

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 39936
Date: 2005-09-12

Rob wrote:

> Okay. The RV form looks like it came from IE *ébhe:rs, which is a
> sigmatic aorist (or is that what you were talking about?). I don't
> know about the Old Avestan form.

I believe Indo-Iranian preserves some remnants of both a root aorist and
a sigmatic one (originally with a specifically inchoative value).