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Prefixal analogues are most likely to have only local effects, resembling either metathesis or infixing.
So is the case with type III (allegedly the infixing type) which is represented primarily by Old High German and Old Nordic (West Scandinavian) data, the so ca lled r-preterites.
15) The reconstructions require merely the assumption that the infixing of *-n- took place after the secondary root /|d.