On Sun, 13 Oct 2002 18:13:05 -0000, "Magwich78" <magwich78@...> wrote:

>I forgot something:
>In Late PIE, (stress-accented?) /e/ > /o/ before a nasal. Thus,
>bherem' > bherom', bhere'mes > bhero'mes, and bherent' > bheront'.

That only goes for the thematic vowel (which gives /o/ before all voiced
phonemes, including nasals). Plain accented /é/ always remains as /é/ before
nasals (n-stem gen. sg. -énos, athematic 3pl. -ént, etc., etc.).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal