Re: in case anyone is interested...
|From:||Rob H <magwich78@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 8, 2003, 15:20|
I know of the works of Alan Bomhard and Illitch-Svitych, although I have not actually read them.
There is no doubt in my mind that many "Western" languages (Indo-European, Uralic, Altaic,
Afrasian, Kartvelian, and Eskimo-Aleut) are related. I personally believe in the Nostratic
theory; I'm less clear on whether monogenesis actually occurred or not. In either case, however,
Dr. Ryan's work is systematic enough to be used as a base for language-building. Certainly his
work may contain errors; that is why it is necessary for other scholars to inspect it -- sadly,
this has not been the case as of yet.
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