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From: Patrick Ryan
> > Chinese xu4 "raw silk, thread" < AF *sneH1-
> > Baxter *snjaH
> > Chinese xiu4 "embroider" < AF *syewH1
> > Baxter *sjuwH
> > Chinese xiu4 "sleeve" < AF *sluH-(bh)
> > Baxter *zluwH-
> > PIE loanwords with H1 pharyngeal unvoiced
> > causing QuSheng.
> > H2 causes ShangSheng.
> > As in AF kuH2on "dog" > quan3.
> > Baxter *kuHen
> > Cf. PAA kvHvn "dog"
> > Arnaud
> I give what Baxter 1992 has reconstructed.
> I suggest better reconstruction for Proto-Chinese
> on the basis of what PIE is.
So what is Baxter's reconstruction for xiu4?
And what is yours?
I added AF to my own reconstructions.
Baxter means from Baxter 1992.