[hs] became [ss]; [hs] > [ss]

[hs] became [ss]; [hs] > [ss]
GS/§4.43 @@@ see also makse < mahsi (PE21/70) and vakse

References ✧ PE18/93, 104; PE19/74, 100

Order ()

Before medial [ɣ]/[h] vanished except before [t]

Phonetic Rule Elements

[hs] > [ss] ✧ PE19/74 (hs > ss); PE18/104 (ʒs > ss)

Phonetic Rule Examples

mahse > masse hs > ss mā̆ha > Q. masse ✧ PE19/74
mahsē > massē hs > ss maʒ-sē > mahsē > massē > Q. masse ✧ PE19/101
mahsē > massē hs > ss maʒsē > Q. masse ✧ PE21/70

ᴹ✶[hs] became [ss]; [hs] > [ss]

GS/§4.43 @@@ at this stage also from ŋs

References ✧ PE18/53-54; PE19/48

Order (01600)

Before medial [ɣ] vanished except before [t]

Related

Phonetic Rule Elements

[hs] > [ss] ✧ PE18/54 (hs > ss); PE19/51 (hs > ss)

Phonetic Rule Examples

mahse > masse hs > ss ᴹ√MAƷ > ᴹQ. masse ✧ PE19/48
wahsē > wasse hs > ss ᴹ✶wahsē > ON. wasse ✧ Ety/WAƷ