Re: Family project
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, August 4, 2001, 3:59|
Vasiliy Chernov wrote:
> BTW, any ideas for the chronology? I'd vote for the protolang
> representing an early Bronze Age human culture, and a naturalistic
> pace of linguistic changes for the daughter languages.
What constitutes a naturalistic pace? For me, that would be entirely dependent
on the chronology that one constructs. Language change is dependent on
changing societal needs, to a large extent.
Thomas Wier | AIM: trwier
"Aspidi men Saiôn tis agalletai, hên para thamnôi
entos amômêton kallipon ouk ethelôn;
autos d' exephugon thanatou telos: aspis ekeinê
erretô; exautês ktêsomai ou kakiô" - Arkhilokhos