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Joe wrote:
> Roger Mills wrote:
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>> Ancient Greek shows *s > h/0 (at least in some environments), and IIRC 
>> some of the Persian langs. do too. Of course, IE had no other 
>> fricatives to lose... French lost *s in certain environments; Spanish 
>> may be in the process. But it's noteworthy that this is not a common 
>> change in IE languages.
>>  
> 
> Are you sure?  Sanskrit does it, at least word finally.

It also occurred, under similar conditions to ancient Greek, in Welsh & 
the other Brittonic langs.

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Ray
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