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Re: Another Essentialist Explanation: PIE

From:Joe Hill <joe@...>
Date:Sunday, March 3, 2002, 19:42
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From: "Christophe Grandsire" <christophe.grandsire@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Sunday, March 03, 2002 7:31 PM
Subject: Re: Another Essentialist Explanation: PIE

> En réponse à Joe Hill <joe@...>: > > > > > mmmm...dh isn't really theta, it's /d_h/, or an aspirated /d/. > > > > So what? In Ancient Greek theta was /t_h/ or aspirated t, and historically
> theta's of Ancient Greek come from the dh of PIE (it's one of the > characteristics of Ancient Greek: it kept all the aspirates of PIE, it
> devoiced them). >
Sorry...showing linguistic ignorance...I was thinking of Modern Greek, in which I think it's /T/.


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>