Peter &/or Graham
petegray at btinternet.com
Thu Feb 4 20:43:12 UTC 1999
>Part of the answer must surely be that we cannot
>start with an unanalyzed stem nykt-. Rather
>we must start with nyk-t-, next to which there
>can be a nyk-H- perhaps.
Clearly; and both the -t and -H extensions are well known. What is less
well known (at least to me) is the phenomenon of voiceless aspirates in
Greek arising from voiceless stop +laryngeal. The only other case I can
think of is in the verbal system, the -sthe ending, which is in any case
disputed. Are there other clear examples?
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