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Re: Island

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Monday, May 15, 2000, 2:17
On Sun, 14 May 2000, Jonathan Chang wrote:

>hmmm, while we are at it, perhaps people on steppes were not as ignorant of >these ideas & words as one would suppose... if they travelled & traded over >long distances, they are bound to come into contact with lotsa new & >interesting experiences & new languages to borrow from, right???
Right. Which is the thinking behind all the directions IE langs took when comming up with words for i. If I'm not mistaken. Padraic.