Reconstruction talk:Proto-Germanic/heminaz

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Why does the -i- in the second syllable not mutate the -e- in the first to -i- ? Leasnam (talk) 02:34, 16 April 2018 (UTC)

It does, I gather Kroonen simply dates the change as post-PGmc. This rule is really needed for Northwest Germanic only, since Gothic raises *e to /i/ in general. He doesn't explicitly comment on this, but also reconstructs e.g. *bremisa- (gadfly), *deli- (dill), *sweljan- (brother-in-law). --Tropylium (talk) 12:36, 16 April 2018 (UTC)