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CHAT: Pre-Celtic substrate (was: CHAT: RE: Italian Particles)

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Monday, May 8, 2000, 18:21
> Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 18:58:40 +0200 > From: BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
> (Then there is of course internal reconstruction. I don't know how far one > can get with the help of early Latin loans, or how possible it is to sort > them out from later Ibero-Romance ones.
It seems to be quite feasible to get back to late Latin times by this method. I think has an archive of the Indoeuropean list --- check any month for its installment of Trask vs. the long-rangers, which usually has a few nice Basque etymologies showing either Latin or Romance derivation. Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marked)