Re: Vowellessness... grunty?
|From:||Bryan Maloney <bjm10@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 12, 1999, 22:07|
On Mon, 12 Apr 1999, Edward Heil wrote:
> Similarly, in very early PIE, you still had syllable nuclei ("vowels") in the
> words, but the quality and to some degree the location of those vowels were
> not tied to the roots. They showed up in pronunciation in various ways (that
Ah! So there were sounds used that had vowel quality, but they were
either non-phonemic or weakly phonemic (my money would be on the latter).