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Re: Another Essentialist Explanation: PIE

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Sunday, March 3, 2002, 20:26
En réponse à Joe Hill <joe@...>:

> > Sorry...showing linguistic ignorance...I was thinking of Modern Greek, > in > which I think it's /T/. >
Yep! Indeed, later Greek fricativised all its aspirated stops. So theta /t_h/ became /T/, phi /p_h/ became /f/ (through a /P/ stage maybe) and chi /k_h/ became /x/. Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.