Appendix talk:Proto-Indo-European/dʰéh₁-

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Shouldn't this be prefixed with é-? --Vahag (talk) 13:34, 10 November 2012 (UTC)

As far as I know, the consensus tends to be that the augment is an innovation in only some of the Indo-European branches. I'm not sure which branches have it, I think only Greek, Armenian and Indo-Iranian? Ringe specifically gives this form as the aorist, with no augment. Personally, it makes sense that the augment was introduced in some languages rather than dropped in others, as the augment would probably have had an important function in distinguishing the present from the aorist (which were otherwise similar in form). —CodeCat 13:48, 10 November 2012 (UTC)
Anyway, the augment in Greek is found in indicative mood only (so not in aorist subjunctive for example), which seems to mean it is not part of the aorist's radical, and in other tenses/aspects than aorist (imperfect, pluperfect). --Fsojic (talk) 14:34, 10 November 2012 (UTC)