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  • A. da Mek
    ... So I suppose that it could be extrapolated to PIE as **kewjom and were it survive to Slavic, it would be **c^eve^ Has such coining any obvious flaw?
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 25, 2013
      > hue "color," O.E. hiw "color, form, appearance, beauty," earlier hiow,
      > heow, from P.Gmc. *khiwjan (cf. O.N. hy "bird's down," Swed. hy "skin,
      > complexion," Goth. hiwi "form, appearance"), probably cognate with Skt.
      > chawi "hide, skin, complexion, color, beauty, splendor."

      So I suppose that it could be extrapolated to PIE as **kewjom and were it
      survive to Slavic, it would be **c^eve^
      Has such coining any obvious flaw?
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