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New York, 2000) for examining Indo-European roots with reflexes in Modern English. Important studies of Indo-European phonology and morphology are by Jerzy Kuryłowicz, The Inflectional Categories of Indo-European (Heidelberg, 1964), and two volumes in Indogermanische Grammatik, ed. Mayrhofer: Calvert Watkins, Geschichte der indogermanischen Verbalflexion, vol. 3, part 1 (Heidelberg, 1969), and Manfred Mayrhofer, Lautlehre (Segmentale Phonologie des Indogermanischen), vol. 1 (Heidelberg, 1986).
13 The testimony of this word as to the original home of the Indo-European family would be persuasive if we could be sure that in the parent speech the word always designated what we know as the beech tree. ) and a common word for word for honey (Latin mel, Greek an intoxicating drink made from honey, called mead in Old English. The honeybee is indigenous over almost all Europe but is not found in those parts of Asia that have ever been considered as possible locations of the Indo-European community.
Important studies of Indo-European phonology and morphology are by Jerzy Kuryłowicz, The Inflectional Categories of Indo-European (Heidelberg, 1964), and two volumes in Indogermanische Grammatik, ed. Mayrhofer: Calvert Watkins, Geschichte der indogermanischen Verbalflexion, vol. 3, part 1 (Heidelberg, 1969), and Manfred Mayrhofer, Lautlehre (Segmentale Phonologie des Indogermanischen), vol. 1 (Heidelberg, 1986). , Die Laryngaltheorie und die Rekonstruktion des indogermanischen Laut- und Formensystems (Heidelberg, 1988).