User talk:Victar/Proto-Indo-European -n- suffix nouns

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CodeCat, thanks for organizing them by grade -- that's a good idea.

I think *-nom really is just a neutered version of *-nos. You can see the fluctuation when terms change gender. --Victar (talk) 20:07, 8 December 2012 (UTC)

That is why I grouped them that way. -nós is known to be accented and is added to the zero grade. So any zero grades we find here are, at least possibly, forms of this suffix. —CodeCat 03:47, 9 December 2012 (UTC)
Sorry, I'm not following. --Victar (talk) 03:52, 9 December 2012 (UTC)
The suffix -nós is already known to be suffixed to the zero grade of the root. So it's likely that most, if not all forms of -nom that we find with a zero grade are in origin forms of this suffix, not the -nom we are looking for (which seems to be added to the e-grade). —CodeCat 04:01, 9 December 2012 (UTC)