The Indo-European Drift and the Position of Hittite

  title={The Indo-European Drift and the Position of Hittite},
  author={H. Wittmann},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={266 - 268}
  • H. Wittmann
  • Published 1969
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • consonants as given by Chomsky and Halle are essentially correct, any problem concerning lexical representations which involves a choice among two or more of the segments /p t k s n/ could not be resolved on the basis of the markedness of the segments in question, since all five of these consonants are marked for just one feature (cf. the table on p. 412 of Chomsky and Halle 1968). It may of course by the case that one of the competing forms can be chosen on other grounds, but that is not the… CONTINUE READING
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