Comments:Shortness and low tone reconstructed because of Mong. *h-. A Western isogloss; cf. perhaps OJ p(j)e- in p(j)è-wò 'foot-cord for a falcon' (wo 'cord, rope'), although the word pe is not attested separately. PJ *pìa < *pĭ̀l(e)-gV would be a very good match for Mong. *heliɣe.