Greek question

manaster at manaster at
Thu Feb 4 21:45:04 UTC 1999

I think you have me there, Peter.  I think
I better withdraw this suggestion.

On Thu, 4 Feb 1999, Peter &/or Graham wrote:

> Alexis said:
> >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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