Re[2]: Horse Sense (was: [tied] Re: Hachmann versus Kossack?)

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 57224
Date: 2008-04-13

At 12:17:32 PM on Sunday, April 13, 2008, fournet.arnaud

> From: "etherman23" <etherman23@...>


>> k^w, kw, and kW are clearly different. To hear the
>> difference between kw and kW just listen to the words
>> quick and awkward.

> If it were so clearly different, I wonder why people like
> Meillet, W. Lehmann, Beekes, Bomhard work with only two
> series.

Beekes has three. He thinks that the plain series may have
developed from the others by allophonic variation but that
it was already phonologized in PIE.

Szemerényi (§ has a footnote citing comparatively
recent research establishing reflexes of three series in
Anatolian, especially Luwian.